PM Abbasi strongly condemns India’s unprovoked firing

  • Lauds armed forces for befitting response to silence the enemy's guns
Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has strongly condemned the unprovoked firing by Indian forces.

In a statement, he lauded the role of Pakistani security forces who gave a befitting response to silence the enemy’s guns.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expressed deepest condolences and sympathies with the bereaved families.

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has also condemned the unprovoked firing of Indian Army at the Line of Control.

Meanwhile, the foreign office has also strongly condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces in Chirikot Sector on Wednesday, martyring two civilians and injuring two others including a woman.

The Director General for South Asia and SAARC Dr Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner to Foreign Office on Wednesday and a strong protest was lodged against Indian ceasefire violations.

He said Indian occupation forces have increasingly targeted civilian areas on the Pakistani side, resulting in the shahadats of 13 civilians, including 6 women, and injuries to 39 others during last two weeks.

The Director General urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement; investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations; instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and in spirit and maintain peace on the LoC.