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Pakistan summons India envoy over ceasefire violation

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Monday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to protest the alleged ceasefire violation on the Line of Control, an official said.

"Deputy High Commissioner to J.P. Singh was summoned today (Monday) by the Foreign Office to protest over the alleged ceasefire violation by the Indian forces on the Line of Control," an official from the Ministry of External Affairs said.

"J.P. Singh told that did not violate the ceasefire and only responded to the unprovoked firing from the side," sources said.

On March 18, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a release blamed Indian ceasefire violation along the LOC in Kot Kehtera sector for the death of a 60-year-old woman resident.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 17:32 IST
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