11 injured in unprovoked firing by Indian troops along LoC: ISPR

Dunya News

Pakistan Army troops responded effectively to Indian firing.

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – At least 11 innocent civilians, were injured after Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Khuiratta sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian Army once again openly violated international law by firing on the civilian population along the Line of Control (LoC) during a marriage ceremony in Jigjot village with rockets and heavy mortars, resultantly 11 innocent civilians, residents of Jigjot village sustained serious injuries.

Pakistan Army troops responded effectively to Indian firing.

Deliberately targeting civil population particularly women and children reflects lack of morality, unprofessionalism and utter disregard of human rights by Indian army as well as violation of ceasefire understanding of 2003, the statement added.

On Saturday, the Indian Charge ‘d’ Affaires was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to categorically reject the completely groundless allegations by the Prime Minister of India and Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

In their statements, they sought to mischievously implicate Pakistan in some alleged planned attack in Nagrota in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), Foreign office spokesperson said in a press release.

It was communicated that the government of Pakistan viewed these entirely baseless and unsubstantiated Indian allegations as part of India’s desperate attempts to divert international attention from its state-terrorism in IIOJK and its state-sponsorship of terrorism against Pakistan.

It was further communicated that India’s history of conducting false flag operations in IIOJK and inside India to malign Pakistan was well-known.

“Any attempt to mischievously implicate Pakistan in any false flag operation or stage-managed incident would not carry any credibility whatsoever. The hope was expressed that India would desist from making any miscalculation in this context as it did in 2019,” it was added.

Pakistan had already put forth irrefutable evidence, extensively documenting India’s active planning, promoting, aiding, abetting, financing and execution of terrorist activities in Pakistan.

“The Indian side was once again urged to eschew the use of terrorism as an instrument of state policy, dismantle the terror infrastructure that it has established to inflict terrorism on Pakistan, and stop the use of other countries’ soil for sponsorship of terrorist activities against Pakistan,” the spokesperson added.

The Indian side was also urged to desist from the use of its usual diversionary tactics and instead take practical steps to implement the United Nations Security Council Resolutions on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute granting the inalienable right of self-determination to the Kashmiri people through a free and impartial plebiscite under the auspices of the United Nations.