18 July 2017

News Story: Pakistan lodges protest with India over firing on troops' vehicle

ISLAMABAD, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan military on Monday lodged protest with Indian army over firing on an army vehicle, which resulted into the killing of four soldiers.

The army spokesman said that Director General Military Operations (DGMO) notified Pakistan's demarche to his Indian counterpart to protest "deliberate targeting" of Pakistan Army's vehicle resulting into the killing of four soldiers besides injuring one soldier and a civilian passerby.

The army said on Sunday that the Indian forces fired at the vehicle along Neelum River at Athmaqam area along the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border between the two countries in the disputed Kashmir region.

The Pakistani DGMO recorded protest with Indian counterpart during the weekly hotline contact that took place on Monday, the spokesman said in a statement.

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