Pakistan on Thursday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner condemning the ‘unprovoked ceasefire violation’ that killed its two civilians and injured five others.
The firing took place in Battal, Jandrot and Kotli sectors, it said in a statement.
The Director General(South Asia & SAARC) Dr. Mohammad Faisal told GP Singh that India was ‘deliberate in targeting’ civilians which is contravenes international human rights and humanitarian laws.
Meanwhile, Indian Army said the Pakistan Foreign Office version deviates from reality of the day.
In clear violation to ceasefire agreement, Pakistan had early morning Thursday, opened fire in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Thursday, said sources at Indian army.
In response, India launched retaliatory attacks with mortar fire and shelling, on Pakistani posts located on other side of Line of Control(LoC) in Bhimber and Battal sectors, it said. One GREF labour died and two BSF Jawans were wounded in the process, army officials said.
5 members from Pakistan’s Border Action Team(BAT) were killed and 6 others injured.
BAT according to army sources is tasked to ambush Indian patrol team along the border, facilitate infiltration and perpetrate terror.
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