Pakistan

SIALKOT (Staff Report) – At least three people have been killed in an unprovoked firing from Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) near the Working Boundary in Umranwali sector during early hours of Thursday.


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Pakistan summons Indian High Commissioner TC Raghuvan over alleged drone from India and border skirmishes along LoC and Working Boundary.

FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said Aizaz Chaudhry also registered the government’s concern over Heli maneuvers near Line of Control (LoC) on July 11 which was an offensive and threatening posture.

The spokesman said the protest was also lodged over the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Indian BSF at Phuklian-Akhnor sector on July 15 which continued until sunset.

Khaliullah said the FO secretary also protested the ceasefire violations which took place this morning at LoC and Working Boundary.

Chaudhry emphasised that in the spirit of maintaining peace and tranquility at the LoC and WB, and the region at large, it was important that the 2003 understanding on maintaining ceasefire is observed.

Raghavan assured to convey the message to his authorities accordingly.

The Punjab Rangers fired back in response to the unprovoked Indian BSF’s firing. At least five other people have been reported injured.

In the past, Indian forces have violated the ceasefire at the borders with unprovoked firing on several occasions.