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Pak lodges protest with UNMGIP over ceasefire violations

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Army today lodged a protest before UN military observers against "unprovoked" Indian firing on civilians from across the Line of Control.

Army said in a statement that UN military observers were also apprised about the latest situation along

"United Nations Military Observers at UNMOGIP were invited to GHQ to register a protest over unprovoked Ceasefire Violations and targeting of civilian population by on 10, 13 and 16 May," it said.

The statement claimed that the used small arms, automatic and heavy caliber weapons, heavy mortar and field artillery in Sabzkot, Baroh, Tandar, Khuiratta, Kot Koterra and Karela Sectors to target Pakistani villages.

The UN observers were also told that one civilian was killed and 15 others injured, including women and children, the statement added.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 22:42 IST