Pakistan files complaint with UNMOGIP over 'Indian ceasefire violations'

Published July 17, 2015
"UNMOGIP was asked to use its good offices to investigate Indian cease fire violation," ISPR says. - Reuters/file
"UNMOGIP was asked to use its good offices to investigate Indian cease fire violation," ISPR says. - Reuters/file

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has registered a complaint with United Nations Military Observers group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) against cease fire violations by the Indian Army along the Line of Control (Loc) and Working Boundary, according to statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The ISPR statement said, "In its case Pakistan Army highlighted the Indians' use of heavy mortars and machine guns on civil population, living along working boundary and line of control, which has resulted into martyrdom of four civilians and injured five other during the past two days.

Read: Four killed in Indian BSF firing: ISPR

"UNMOGIP was asked to use its good offices to investigate Indian cease fire violation," ISPR said.

At least three people were killed and five others injured in Sialkot's Chaprar sector on Thursday, whereas another person was killed in firing across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rawalakot's Neza Pir sector in a separate incident.

Also read: UNMOGIP team visits Pakistani villages hit by Indian shelling

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