India lodges protest over ceasefire violations by Pakistan

A strong protest was registered by India over incidents of grave and unprovoked firing across the line of control by Pakistan. –AP (File photo)

India lodges protest over ceasefire violations

Friday, 22 Jan, 2010||Safar 06, 1431.

KARACHI: India has lodged a ‘strong protest’ against Pakistan over increased incidents of ceasefire violations, the Indian media reported on Friday.

According to media reports, Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner Riffat Masood was called to the Indian Ministry of External Affairs to convey the protest.

According to a spokesman of Indian External Affairs, the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan was called to the Ministry of External Affairs and a strong protest was registered over incidents of grave and unprovoked firing across the line of control by Pakistan, including the firing of rockets in the Amritsar sector on the night between January 8 and 9, 2010.

He said that the Indian government has asked Pakistan to take all necessary steps to prevent recurrence of such incidents.

Pakistan rejected Indian allegations of infiltration and warned of retaliation if India did not stop firing across the border. – Reuters

Pakistan lodges protest over cross-border firing

Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2010||Safar 04, 1431

RAWALAKOT: A flag meeting was held between Pakistani and Indian military commanders at the Rawalakot sector along the Line of Control on Wednesday.

Pakistan rejected Indian allegations of infiltration and warned of retaliation if India did not stop firing across the border.

The Pakistan army lodged a strong protest with its Indian counterpart over Tuesday’s unprovoked cross-border firing at Keir sector.

One soldier was killed while another sustained injuries when Indian troops fired across the Line of Control.

It was the second time Indian troops had fired across the line of control in just as many days.

Courtesy : Dawn, AP. APF and other Agencies


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