ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has strongly condemned unprovoked firing by Indian forces at Line of Control (LoC) in which three people including an Army official were martyred, and seven injured.
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We condemn Indian deliberate targeting of civilians. Pakistan Army gave a befitting response
— M. Nafees Zakaria (@ForeignOfficePk) July 20, 2017
Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria took to Twitter on Thursday and issued a statement after unprovoked Indian shelling across the LoC at Nezapir, Kayani and Sabzkot sectors caused the martyrdom of a soldier and two civilians on Wednesday.
In India’s deliberate targeting, three minors including 12-year-old Kasad, 9-year-old Haseeb and Umair, and two elders were injured.
Nafees Zakaria further said that Pakistan Army gave a befitting response to the attack by Indian troops.
“Response destroyed Indian posts firing on Pakistani posts/civilians. 5 Indian soldiers killed many injured. Indian guns silent due to effective engagement,” according to the ISPR.