20 July 2017

News Story: Pakistan summons Indian envoy over killing of 2 civilians

ISLAMABAD, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan summoned Indian deputy high commissioner and lodged formal protest on Wednesday over the recent ceasefire violations, resulting in the killing of two civilians and injuring six others.

The director general South Asian at the Foreign Ministry, who summoned the Indian deputy high commissioner, condemned the "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by the Indian occupation forces in Baroh and Tandar Sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir region on Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Two people, including one woman in Barho Sector and a man in Tandar Sector, were killed, the statement said.

"The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and international human rights and humanitarian laws," the Pakistani official told the Indian envoy.

Read the full story at Xinhua


Story Quote: "However, both sides routinely accuse each other of ceasefire violations."

PacificSentinel: Yes they do, so why don't you also post stories about the Pakistan attacks against India, it's called being biased, I know it a new concept to you Xinhua, but you might want to try being fair and post the other sides view of events some time.