A Pakistan Army officer on Thursday embraced martyrdom after Indian Army resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC), the Army’s media wing reported. As per reports, the martyred sepoy Ghulam Rasool was hailed from Bahawalnagar.
Earlier on Saturday, the Foreign Office (FO) had summoned Indian Charge d` Affairs Gaurav Ahluwalia to lodge a protest against “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by the Indian army.
According to a statement issued by the FO, Director General (SA & SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal had urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement. He said that the Indian side should permit UNMOGIP to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions.
Tensions between both countries are running high since August 5, when BJP led Indian government revoked article 370 of the constitution which granted the special status to Kashmir.
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