Pakistan Army responds to unprovoked Indian LoC firing: ISPR

Indian security forces continue to violate the ceasefire agreement by firing across the Line of Control (LoC)

A statement issued by the ISPR on Wednesday evening said Pakistani troops are responding to Indian firing in Iftikharabad, Kotli and Kel sectors.

Heavy Exchange of fire which started this evening still continues, the ISPR added.

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The cross the border firing has been taking place regularly since the Uri attack.

Indian forces had also violated the ceasefire at LoC three times on Monday. Iftikharabad, Neza Pir and Kailer sector were targeted during Indian firing.

“Heavy exchange of fire which started this evening was continuing” till the filing of this report at 7.15 pm, it added.

It comes as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif once reiterated Pakistan’s desire to resolve all the outstanding issues with India through composite dialogue.

“Pakistan is a responsible state but its desire of peace should not be considered as its weakness,” the prime minister said while addressing the Joint Session of the Parliament which was convened on Wednesday to discuss Kashmir issue including human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir and the situation arising out of Indian ceasefire violation along the Line of Control.

The prime minister noted that Pakistan’s armed forces are capable to thwart any foreign aggression effectively.

 

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