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    Pakistan protests over Indian firing in Sialkot sector

    August 13, 2014

    Firing left one civilian dead and three injured.

    The Deputy High Commissioner of India was summoned to the Foreign Office on Monday to lodge Pakistan’s protest over unprovoked Indian firing across the Working Boundary in Sialkot sector on 10-11 August 2014 which resulted in one civilian casualty and injuries to three others.

    The incident happened in Khokhar village in Charwah sector and the woman who got killed was identified as Hanifa Bibi, wife of Rahmat Ali.


    The FO said that firing along the working boundary was the 54th incident of ceasefire violation by Indian troops since July this year.


    During the meeting with the Indian diplomat, the FO said, it was emphasized that such unfortunate incidents were taking place at a time when the leadership on both sides had expressed willingness to improve bilateral relations. (PBC)

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