Pakistan protests LoC violations by India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tuesday lodged a strong protest against the unprovoked firing by the India troops at the Line of Control (LoC).

Deputy High Commissioner of India was summoned to the Foreign Office to lodge a protest over the killing of Fareeda, 28-year-old lady by Indian troops at the Line of Control in Jandrot Sector on Saturday.

Fareeda, who received bullet in her belly, breathed her last earlier Tuesday at the Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi.

Pakistan also condemned the latest unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian security forces at the LoC in Nakial sector near Kotli and Bhimber Gali sector in which Pakistani posts were targeted.

Indian security forces have committed 37 and 24 unprovoked ceasefire violations on the LoC and the Working Boundary in July and August respectively.