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Pakistan lodges complaint against India in UN for ‘ceasefire violations’

Pakistan claimed that Indians were using heavy mortars and machine guns on civil population living along Working Boundary and the LoC, resulting in casualties.

By: PTI | Islamabad |
Updated: July 17, 2015 7:49:56 pm
Pakistan, India, LoC, indo pak border, india border, pak border firing, india border firing, bsf, pakistan rangers, pak rangers, india news, pakistan news, Indian Express UNMOGIP observers have been located at the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir since 1949 and supervise the truce between the two neighbours.

Pakistan on Friday lodged a complaint against India with the UN military observer group for “ceasefire violations” along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

“United Nations Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) was asked to use its good offices to investigate Indian ceasefire violations,” Pakistan army said, claiming the Indians were using heavy mortars and machine guns on civil population living along Working Boundary and the LoC, resulting in casualties.

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Pakistan also claimed that four of its citizens had been killed in the firing from across the border.

UNMOGIP observers have been located at the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir since 1949 and supervise the truce between the two neighbours.

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India has been maintaining that the UNMOGIP has outlived its utility and was irrelevant after the Simla Agreement and the consequent establishment of the Line of Control.

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There have been a series of ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan which has resorted to mortar shelling of Indian areas over the past two days. Both sides have said they had suffered casualties.

Pakistan recently claimed to have downed a “spy drone” belonging to Indian security forces.

India has rubbished the allegations, saying the drone appeared to be of Chinese design and is commercially available off the shelf.

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