SIALKOT

A delegation of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Defence will visit the villages affected by unprovoked firing and shelling by Indian Boarder Security (BSF) along the Sialkot Working Boundary here on Wednesday (today).

Chairman Standing Committee Mushahid Hussain Syed will lead the delegation, which is also scheduled express solidarity with Pakistani soldiers and families of the civilians martyred and wounded as a result of Indian brutality on Sialkot Working Boundary.

Punjab Rangers Director General Maj-Gen Khan Tahir Javaid Khan will brief the visiting Senate’s Standing Committee on Defence about the hostilities of the Indian BSF in this regard.

Protest: Hundreds of Christians on Tuesday took a rally to voice their anger and condemned the brutal killing of a Christian couple burnt alive by a mob in Kot Radha Kishan, district Kasur.

They also staged a sit-in at congested Allama Iqbal Chowk and kept the traffic blocked on various inter-city roads for an hour. Local Christian leaders Father Tariq George and Pasture Siraj Maseeh led the protesters.

The rally began from Fatehgarh-Sialkot and ended at Allama Iqbal Chowk after passing through all main inter-city roads. The participants were carrying banners and placards. They also wore black armbands and demanded stern legal action against the accused.