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Four Pakistani soldiers martyred in Indian fire on LoC

RAWALPINDI: At least four Pakistan Army soldiers embraced were martyred along Line of Control (LoC) in Jandrot, Kotli sector, says Pakistan Army’s public affairs department on Monday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), troops were busy in Line communication maintenance when they were fired upon and hit by heavy mortar round. Exchange of fire left…

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Lawmakers visit Line of Control, condemn ceasefire violations

RAWALPINDI: A delegation, comprising members of Standing Committees on Defence of both houses of the Parliament visited Chakothi and Nezapir sectors of Line of Control. According to ISPR, the delegation was briefed about situation along the Line of Control, ceasefire violations by Indian Army and losses in men and material inflicting to innocent civilians and…

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Pakistan lodges protest with India over martyrdom of elderly woman in LoC firing

ISLAMABAD: The Director General (SA & SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal Wednesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner Mr J P Singh to condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces in Chirikot Sector. Unprovoked violation resulted in the ‘Shahadat’ of a 75 years old lady Mehmooda Begum w/o Sher Wali Muhammad, a Foreign…

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Indian army violates ceasefire across LoC, martyrs one civilian

Indian army cease fire violation along the Line Of Control, targeted Kakuta Village in Chirikot Sector. According to a statement by the ISPR, Mehmooda Begum (75 years) embraced martyrdom due to Indian shelling. As per the ISPR, Indian bunkers were engaged by Pakistani troops.

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PM, army chief visit LoC: ISPR

CHIRIKOT (Line of Control, Azad Kashmir): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday said there was no parallel to the contributions and sacrifices of the Pakistan Army particularly against terrorism and for defending the geographical frontiers of the country. The Prime Minister, who along with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited…

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Tillerson’s Pakistan visit to help improve bilateral ties: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan and the United States want to strengthen bilateral relations and the visit of US Secretary of States Rex Tillerson will pave way in this regard. Talking to the state television, he said Pakistan presented its stance on ceasefire violations at the Line of Control and atrocities on…

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Unprovoked Indian shelling across LoC injures two civilians

Indian Army resorted to unprovoked intense fire in Satwal and Nikial Sectors on Saturday injuring Pakistani civilians.  Besides targeting civilian population in Tetrinote, Manwa, Satwal and Balakot villages injuring a six year old girl, Aiqa Ramzan, and 45 years old Sikandar Hussain resident of village Lanjot, Indian Army also targeted Rawalkot Poonch Crossing Point (RPCP)…

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India violates ceasefire along LoC, one civilian killed

RAWALPINDI: One civilian was killed and four others wounded on Monday when Indian border forces carried out shelling on civilian population along the line of control (LoC) in Rakhchikri Sector. According to a statement issued by the ISPR, India resorted to unprovoked firing along the LOC, resulting in martyrdom of one civilian. Pakistan army, ISPR…

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Pakistan says 40 civilians dead in cross-border India firing this year

ISLAMABAD: Data released by Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs show that 40 innocent civilians have lost their lives in Pakistan this year as a result of unprovoked ceasefire violations by India. “In 2017 to date, Indian forces have carried out more than 873 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, resulting…

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Indian firing at LOC martyrs Pakistani girl, injures two others

RAWALPINDI: An innocent Pakistani girl was killed and two others sustained injuries when Indian border forces resorted to unprovoked fire at the Line of Control. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian border forces targeted civilian at Nakiyal Sector near Line of Control due to which 22-year old-Tasheeba was killed and two others were wounded….

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy over LoC violations

ISLAMABAD: Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal Thursday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. JP Singh to condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces in Phuklian Sector, occupied Kashmir. According to a message received here, the firing resulted in the shahadat of 2 civilians including Muhammad Zahoor 35, resident…

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Kashmiris to observe Accession to Pakistan Day on Wednesday

MIRPUR: Kashmiris living on both sides of the Line of Control will observe Accession to Pakistan Day on Wednesday. The day is observed on July 19 every year to commemorate the historic resolution adopted from the platform of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference in Srinagar in 1947, demanding Kashmir’s accession to Pakistan in accordance…

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China ready to mediate between Pakistan, India

BEIJING: China has expressed willingness to play a constructive role in improving tense relations between Pakistan and India. Addressing a press briefing in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on-going tension along the Line of Control in Kashmir is posing threat to peace and stability of the region. He urged both Islamabad and…

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Thousands flee as tensions escalate over Kashmir

Thousands of people have fled their homes in Azad Kashmir, officials said Monday, as continued shelling  escalated tensions along the the de-facto border in the disputed Himalayan region. Pakistani authorities confirmed the exodus saying around 3,000 people have left their villages along the Line of Control (LOC) in Abbaspur sector after heavy shelling by Indian…

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Pak army gives strict response on Indian firing at LOC

Rawalpindi: Pak army gives befitting response to India on aggression shown at Line of Control. Four Indian soldiers reportedly killed. Five innocent civilians martyred while five others injured. According to ISPR, Pakistan Army befitting responded on Indian firing causing severe damage to their material and killed four soldiers. In utter failure to cap remembrance of…

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First martyrdom anniversary of Burhan Wani today

SRINAGAR: Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and elsewhere in the world are marking the first martyrdom anniversary of Kashmiri freedom fighter Burhan Muzaffar Wani on Saturday.   The anniversary is being observed with a renewed pledge to continue the mission of martyrs till success of the struggle for liberation of Kashmir….

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COAS offers Eid prayers with troops at LoC

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa offered Eid prayers with troops at the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday. According to DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor’s tweet, the COAS prayed for the prosperity of Pakistan and ‘hailed morale of troops, devotion and operational preparedness’. COAS offered Eid Prayer with troops at…

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Protest lodged with Indian deputy high Commissioner over LOC violations

ISLAMABAD: The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner, J.P. Singh and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces in Chirikot and Hot Spring Sectors on 10 and 12 June, 2017 respectively. The attacks resulted in martyrdom of a civilian, Shabbir Khan resident of Polas…

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India again violates ceasefire along LOC

RAWALPINDI: India’s border security troops initiated unprovoked heavy weapons including mortar firing targeting civil population along Line of Control (LoC) in Jandrot and Hot spring sector today (Monday). At least two citizens i.e. Waqar Younas (18) and Asad Ali (19) were martyred in the shelling. Both the martyrs were residents of Bhabra village. Meantime, three…

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Four Pakistanis wounded as India violates LOC ceasefire

RAWALPINDI: Four Pakistani civilians were injured as Indian forces resorted to unprovoked fire at the Line of Control (LOC), Samaa reported. According to details, Indian border forces opened unprovoked fire at Poonch Sector along the border. Four Pakistani civilians including two girls were injured in the cross-border firing by Indian border forces. Pakistani forces gave…

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Indian shelling across LoC kills 1, Pakistan responds befittingly

RAWALPINDI: India once again violated its ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control (LoC) as its border forces resorted to shelling which ultimately killed one person, according to the ISPR.  According to details, India resorted to unprovoked shelling at Chirikot sector which claimed the life of a 70-year-old citizen. Pakistan responded back with force, silencing…

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