Cross border tension: 500 civilians shifted to safer place in Uri

Army briefs defence attaches on Indian ceasefire violations

Army briefs defence attaches on Indian ceasefire violations

"A civilian house got damaged in Pakistan shelling". He was targeted by Indian troops while he worked at a crush plant on the banks of River Poonch.

A school girl who was inside the targeted van described the scenes saying the children were frightened when Indian forces across the border opened fire at their van.

A statement issued by the Foreign Office said the deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas, especially children is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity, worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws.

The officials said that the Pakistani troops violated ceasefire also in Nowshehra sector in Rajouri district.

Despite calls for restraint, India continues to indulge in ceasefire violations.


Dr. Mohammad Faisal urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement and investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations.

On Feb 19, the Indian forces in unprovoked ceasefire violations along the LOC in Khuiratta Sector, Jijot Bahadar village, martyred Ayan Zahid, an 8 years old boy.

Defence Attachés of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited the restive Line of Control (LoC) along Rawalakot Sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

In a statement, the ISPR said that defence attaches were briefed about Indian atrocities along the LoC and deliberate targeting of civilians by the Indian army.

They interacted with victims of the attacks and were briefed on the sufferings they faced during unprovoked Indian firing on civilian areas.

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