Foreign Ministry summoned Pak diplomat for ceasefire violation

A day before Diwali, India on Saturday summoned a senior Pakistani High Commission official and lodged a strong protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC).
The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that India strongly condemned Pakistani security forces for deliberately targeting innocent civilians, and said that it is condemnable on behalf of Pakistan to break the peace and incite violence by firing along the Line of Control during festivals. .

The statement said that the ‘Charge the Affairs’ of the Pakistan High Commission was summoned by the Ministry of External Affairs. The Ministry of External Affairs also said that India has ever lodged strong opposition to Pakistan’s continued cooperation in infiltrating terrorists from across the border.

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control (LoC) at several places between Uri sector and Gurez sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday killing 11 people, including five security personnel.

Indian troops retaliated in which eight Pakistani army soldiers were killed and 12 others were injured. In addition, its infrastructure has been severely damaged. Appeal for self-reflection on Congress defeat at its peak

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is a student at the Centre for Chinese and South-east Asian Studies, JNU, New Delhi. He also works with Hasratein- a Delhi based queer collective. The current area of his academic interest lies in the study of the Chinese language and society.