Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Balakote area

Pakistan continues with an unchanged Kashmir policy of a “thousand-year jihad” against India Pakistan continues with an unchanged Kashmir policy of a “thousand-year jihad” against India
Patty Aguilar | 15 February, 2018, 20:14

The Indian Army on Thursday foiled a major infiltration attempt along the Line of Control in Poonch's Balakot sector, killing six terrorists. She told that their driver was shot by a bullet and started bleeding. "A brief firing exchange took place between the troops and the terrorists".

According to the military's press wing, Indian "unethical and unprofessional" approach across LoC continues terrorising civilians, and is severe violation of the Geneva Convention and ceasefire understanding.

Pakistan has repeatedly condemned increasing ceasefire violations by Indian forces due to which, several civilians have lost their lives.

In 2018, the Indian forces have carried out more than 335 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, resulting in the deaths of 14 civilians, he said.

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However, the violation of the truce has still been continuing.

"The deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas is indeed deplorable and against the human dignity, worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws".

Following the incident, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the constant ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control.

The Indian Army has also told the government that because of this aggressive stance, Pakistan has issued repeated red alerts to warn its posts, soldiers and local population who are collated with Pakistani installations along the LoC.

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