‘unprovoked’ firing by Indian army across LoC


One villager was killed and five others injured due to unprovoked firing by Indian security forces across the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday, the Foreign Office said in a statement.

Abdul Rehman, 28, resident of village Palani was killed due to firing by Indian forces across the LoC, it said.

Earlier, FO Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria claimed that India continuously violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Karela sector of the disputed valley throughout the day.

Zakaria added that the Pakistan Army provided a “befitting response”.

Four people, including two children were injured by Indian fire in the village of Palani, read the statement released by the FO spokesperson on Twitter.

The second incident of cross-border firing started at 4pm on Wednesday and continued till evening, said the spokesperson.

“#LoCViolationsbyIndia continue as ceasefire violations began on October 19th midnight @Karela sector; was met by befitting response from our side.”