A team of the United Nations Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan today visited Sialkot Working Boundary and inspected the areas affected by recent firing by Indian Border Security Force.

UN officers visited the most affected villages on working boundary near Sialkot. According to ISPR, the UNMOGIP observers visited Sulehpor, Chaprar and Milanay sectors of the LoC.

They also met with wounded civilians and witnessed the damage caused to civilian structures in the area.

Pakistan's army had asked UN military observers to investigate firing and shelling by Indian troops. According to ISPR, United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan was informed about ceasefire violations. Pakistan had also summoned the Indian ambassador after a "spy drone" was shot down in disputed Kashmir.

Previously, Pakistan also protested to the Indian envoy in Islamabad over the firing.

While visiting Russia, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted an invitation from PM Nawaz Sharif to visit Pakistan next year, raising hopes of an improvement in relations.