FO summons Indian diplomat over cross-border firing


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ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) summoned on Wednesday the Indian deputy high commissioner to record a protest over Tuesday’s border violation which resulted in the deaths of two civilians.

FO’s South Asia DG Dr Faisal summoned the Indian diplomat and handed over a charge-sheet highlighting Indian’s repeated violations of the ceasefire in Kashmir, sources told Geo News.

Two civilians martyred in Indian firing across LoC. On Tuesday, Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing across the Line of Control (LoC) in Naukot and Qaisarkot areas of Lipa valley, the army said in a statement.

The cross-border firing resulted in martyrdom of two Pakistani civilians and caused injuries to six others, the statement read.—PPI