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FO summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner to protest over ceasefire violation

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office on Monday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh in Islamabad and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control, in Bagsar Sector, which resulted in the shahadat of an innocent civilian Azeem, while a woman sustained injuries.
In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal, said the Indian forces along the Line of Control and the Working boundary are continuously targeting civilian populated areas with heavy weapons.
He said the deliberate targeting of civilians is deplorable and contrary to human dignity, international human rights and humanitarian laws.
Foreign Office spokesman urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement; investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations; instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and in spirit and maintain peace on the LoC and the Working Boundary.
He urged that the Indian side to permit UNMOGIP to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions.

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