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Indian Army is the most cowardly force in the world: Azad Kashmir PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider said on Thursday that the Indian Army was the most cowardly force in the world.  Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Farooq Haider said that since 1998 the Indian Army has been targeting innocent civilians across the Line of Control. “I must salute the brave…

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66 Pakistani civilians killed in cross-LoC firing by Indian troops in 5 years, NA told

ISLAMABAD: A total of 66 civilians embraced Shahadat and 228 sustained injuries in last five years due to ceasefire violations (CFVs) committed by the Indian forces since Jan 1, 2013 to date, Minister for Defence Eng Khurram Dastgir Khan told National Assembly. Answering the question of Ms Shamas UN Nisa during Question Hour in the…

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Senate body condemns ceasefire violations by Indian forces across LoC

ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Standing Committee on Interior Tuesday strongly condemned repeated ceasefire violations by Indian forces across the Line of Control (LoC) as it was endangering regional peace and also breaching United Nations laws. Senator Rehman Malik, who was chairing the committee, moved a resolution against unprovoked violations across the LoC by the Indian forces…

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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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Indian envoy summoned on ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Acting Indian Deputy High Commissioner, Friday and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian occupation forces on 11 January 2018 in Kot Kotera Sector that resulted in the Shahadat of a 65-year old lady (Hussain bibi w/o Haji Farzand, resident of Peer Khana…

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India: Barking up the wrong tree

By Maemuna Sadaf On humanitarian grounds, Pakistan arranged a meeting of Kalbushan Yadav with his family. After this meeting, India started criticizing this act of Benedict. Indian politicians are not playing with a full deck. India criticized this meeting, as media was not allowed in it. It was also claimed that Kalbushan was beaten badly….

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No Indian troops entered Pakistani territory on Monday: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Not a single troop of Indian army crossed the Line of Control (LoC) to enter Pakistani territory earlier on Monday, Pakistan Army Tuesday said ruling out any physical Indian attack on its outpost. Pakistan Army’s public affairs department denied the claims of Indian media regarding Indian military’s incursion into Pakistani territory. According to a…

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Ceasefire violations: India responds to Khawaja Asif’s letter

ISLAMABAD: India has turned down Pakistan’s call for a political intervention to halt ceasefire violations which were resulting in loss of life. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif had written a letter to his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj about the ceasefire violations and called for political intervention to de-escalate tensions on the line of control and working…

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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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Lt-Gen Nadeem Raza installed as first Colonel Commandment of Mujahid Force

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), installed Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza, Commander Rawalpindi Corps as 1st Colonel Commandant of Mujahid Force in a ceremony held at Mujahid Force Center, Bhimber. A large number of serving / retired officers including from Mujahid Force were present at the occasion. Later while interacting with…

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Pakistani DGMO protests with Indian counterpart over LoC violations

RAWALPINDI: A special Hot Line contact was established between DGMOs of Pakistan and Indian Armies today. Pakistan DGMO protested on recent deliberate targeting of innocent civilians along Line of Control resulting into civilian casualties. DGMO Pakistan army said that Indian troops are deliberately targeting innocent civilians including children and said that such deliberate actions are…

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Indian drone shot down by Pakistan army

ISLAMABAD: An Indian quadcopter spying across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rakhchikri Sector was shot down by Pakistan army on Friday. In a statement on Twitter, DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said that the wreckage of spying drone shot down by shooters was held by Pakistan army. “Indian quadcopter spying across LOC in Rakhchikri…

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Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC to protest over ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: The Indian Deputy High Commissioner was summoned to Foreign Office on Sunday to condemn recent ceasefire violations by the Indian forces in Kotli and Nakyal Sectors. According to the Foreign Office spokesperson, the Acting Director General for South Asia and SAARC lodged the protest against Indian ceasefire violations resulting in the shahadat of two…

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Boy, 8, embraces martyrdom in cross-border India firing

RAWALPINDI: An 8-year-old boy was killed and five others were injured on Saturday after Indian border forces resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Nikayal Sector. According to a statement issued by ISPR, the media wing of Pakistan army, Indian forces targeted civilian population in Tetrinote, Manwa, Satwal and Balakot villages. They also…

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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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PM strongly condemns Indian firing at LoC

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday strongly condemned the unprovoked firing by Indian security forces at Rawalakot and Chirri Kot sectors across Line of Control. The firing and shelling by Indian troops resulted in martyrdom of two children. The Prime Minister lauded the role of the country’s security forces for befitting response in…

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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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Naib Subedar, two civilians embrace martyrdom in cross-border India firing: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Two civilians, including a woman, and a junior army soldier embraced martyrdom on Friday when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked cease fire violation along LOC in Rakhchikri, Rawalakot and targeted civil population with heavy weapons. One civilian was also injured in the firing. According to a statement issued by the ISPR, army patrol assisting…

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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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One civilian embraces shahadat, four suffer injuries in cross-border Indian firing

ISLAMABAD: One citizen embraced `shahadat’,while four others, including three women were injured when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing on Wednesday along the Line of Control (LOC) in Nakyal sector. According to a statement issued here by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian troops targeted civil population with heavy weapons including mortars and ATGMS….

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