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Army soldier injured critically in Pak firing along LoC in Uri

Army soldier injured critically in Pak firing along LoC in Uri

Senior Superintendent of Police Chaudhry Zulqarnain Sarfraz said that 45-year old Muneer Begum, wife of Muhammad Khaliq, was cutting fodder near an unmarked dividing line in her Sloor Tarkundi village when she fell victim to Indian army's firing with "short range weapons" at 11.30am.

Pakistan summoned India's Deputy High Commission J P Singh on Tuesday over ceasefire violation along the Line of Control, in which a woman was killed.

During the meeting, the Director General urged the Indian DHC to ensure India's forces respected the 2003 Ceasefire agreement between the two neighbours, adding that the country should allow UNMOGIP to play its role as per the resolutions of UN Security Council.

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In 2017 to date, Indian forces have carried out more than 600 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the Working Boundary, resulting in the killing of 25 civilians and injuries to 110, as compared to 382 ceasefire violations in 2016.

Reports said the soldier was killed when a sniper fired by Pakistani troops hit him in Mankote sector of Poonch along the LoC. Meanwhile, 66 civilians have been killed and 228 injured due to unprovoked firing by Indian forces since January 2013.

Pakistan violated the ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the LoC in Kalsia belt of Rajouri district on July 31.


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