Pakistan Lodges Protest With India Over Unprovoked Firing

Pakistan summoned Indian deputy high commissioner, lodged a protest over the killing of a soldier in unprovoked firing by India at LoC.

Published: 17th September 2015 01:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2015 03:21 AM   |  A+A-


ISLAMABAC: Pakistan summoned Indian deputy high commissioner here on Wednesday and lodged a protest over the killing of a soldier in alleged ‘unprovoked firing’ by India at the Line of Control.

“The Indian deputy high commissioner was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the Director General (South Asia & SAARC) and a protest was lodged over the latest unprovoked ceasefire violations by India at the LoC in which a Pakistan Army soldier embraced shahadat on 15 September 2015 and a civilian got injured in Rawalakot today (16 September),” read a statement issued by the Pakistan Foreign Office.

The latest cross-border shelling took place just days after Pakistani and Indian border officials agreed to revive a 2003 cease-fire.

The recent Director General-level meeting between Pakistan Rangers and Border Security Force had decided to completely ban firing of mortar shells along the border and LoC in Jammu and Kashmir which resulted in the killing of several civilians.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp