ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lodged strong protest with India against unprovoked ceasefire violation by its forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nakial Sector Indian Deputy High Commissioner was called in by the Foreign Office today.

A protest was lodged against unprovoked ceasefire violations yesterday and day before by Indian troops at the Line of Control in Kotli Sector, which resulted in martyrdom of three civilians. Fifteen civilians were also injured as a result of Indian fire.

The Deputy High Commissioner was conveyed that the Indian side must investigate the incident, share findings of the investigations with Pakistan, instruct its troops to respect the Ceasefire, in letter and spirit, and maintain peace on the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan has noted with regret and deep concern that during the last two months, so far, there have been 70 ceasefire violations from the Indian side of the LoC and the Working Boundary.