Pakistan summoned india’s Deputy HC envoy over ceasefire violations across LoC

Vastavam web: Pakistan today summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh after one civilian was killed and three others injured in alleged ceasefire violations across the Line of Control by Indian troops.The Foreign Office claimed that Indian forces resorted to “unprovoked firing” on Leepa Sector on July 21 which killed Umair (12) and injured three civilians in Gheekot village.”The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and international human rights and humanitarian laws,” Faisal said.

He 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 spirit and maintain peace on the LoC.It alleged that despite calls for restraint, India continues to indulge in ceasefire violations.In 2017 to date, Indian forces have carried out 618 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, it claimed.According to the UN Security Council mandate of 1971, UNMOGIP observes and reports on ceasefire violations along and across the LoC and the Working Boundary between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, as well as reports developments that could lead to ceasefire violations.