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India summons Pakistani diplomat over ceasefire violations targeting Indian civilians

By Rajan Nath -- November 15, 2020 10:11 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Condemning the targeting of civilians by Pakistan, India summoned the Charge d-Affaires of Pakistan High Commission over a ceasefire violation by Pakistan due to which around four innocent civilians were killed. A protest has been lodged saying that Pakistan chose the festival of Diwali to create unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has condemned the firing along the Line of Control (LoC) targeting civilians in strongest terms.

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According to the statement issued by MEA, the Charge d-Affaires of the Pakistan High Commission was summoned over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on November 13.

India summoned Pakistan High Commission over ceasefire violation by Pakistan as Pak chose Diwali to create unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.

Reportedly, Pak initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) across multiple sectors including Dawar, Keran, Uri and Naugam.

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"It is highly deplorable that Pak chose a festive occasion in India to disrupt peace and perpetrate violence in Jammu and Kashmir through coordinated firing along the length of the LoC using heavy caliber weapons, including artillery and mortar on Indian civilians," the statement said.

India summoned Pakistan High Commission over ceasefire violation by Pakistan as Pak chose Diwali to create unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.

India has strongly protested Pakistan’s continued support to cross border terrorist infiltration into the country, including through supporting cover fire provided by Pak forces.

India summoned Pakistan High Commission over ceasefire violation by Pakistan as Pak chose Diwali to create unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Pakistan was once again reminded of its bilateral commitment to not allow any territory under its control to be used for terrorism against India in any manner," the MEA added.

As per the report, Pak carried over 4,052 ceasefire violations this year while 128 took place in November and 394 in October.

-PTC News