ISLAMABAD/MIRPUR – Pakistan Military killed at the very least 9 Indian troopers moreover inflicting accidents to a number of others after the Indian aspect resorted to unprovoked firing at a number of villages alongside the Line of Management (LoC) on the evening between Saturday and Sunday.
India in its unprovoked ceasefire violations (CFVs) intentionally focused civilians in Jura, Shahkot and Nousehri sectors, in accordance with the Inter-Companies Public Relations (ISPR).
Pakistani forces successfully responded to the enemy hearth, killing 9 of their troopers and injuring a number of others, Director Normal ISPR Main Normal Asif Ghafoor revealed in a collection of tweets. Two Indian bunkers had been additionally destroyed in retaliatory motion, he added.
One Pakistani soldier was martyred and two others injured within the battle with the enemy, who rushed to boost white flags when it did not abdomen the response from the Pakistan Military.
A minimum of six civilians had been additionally martyred and a number of other others injured within the deliberate concentrating on of populated areas by the Indian troops, Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan revealed in an announcement, vehemently condemning “cowardly act” of the enemy.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider additionally strongly condemned the unprovoked firing by the Indian occupation forces on the civilian inhabitants in Neelum and Muzaffarabad districts of AJK.
Premier Khan prayed for everlasting peace of the martyred soldier and civilians and saluted the valour of the Pakistan Military for giving a befitting reply to the enemy, in accordance with an announcement issued by the PM Workplace.
Director Normal (South Asia & SAARC) of Ministry of International Affairs, Dr Mohammad Faisal Sunday summoned Indian Chargé d’affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by India and use of heavy artillery in Jura, Shahkot and Nausehri sectors to focus on civilians.
In line with an announcement issued by the International Workplace, the martyrs included three residents of Nausadda village 28 years previous Muhammad Rafaqat s/o Haji Azam, 60 years previous Haji Azam and 47 years previous Haji Sarfaraz s/o Ghulam Rabbani, and two non-resident civilian labourers Liaqat and Faisal.
The above mentioned 5 residents had been martyred in Muzaffarabad district whereas one civilian misplaced his life within the Neelum district, in accordance with our AJK Correspondent Altaf Hamid Rao. A minimum of eight civilians had been additionally wounded within the Indian firing.
The martyred Pakistan Military soldier was recognized as Lance Naik Zahid by the ISPR. The injured civilians had been evacuated to district hospitals, it mentioned.
The Indian provocation comes as stress stays excessive between India and Pakistan over the previous’s revocation of occupied Kashmir’s particular autonomy on August 5 and a lockdown of the valley since then.
Indian designs and Pak Military resolve
Indian military shall all the time get a befitting response to ceasefire violations, mentioned DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor in one in all his tweets. “Pakistan military shall shield harmless civilians alongside LOC & [always] inflict insufferable value to Indian Military,” he vowed.
The officer mentioned that the Indian military struggled to choose lifeless our bodies and evacuate their injured troopers.
“Indian Military [is now] elevating white flag [for ceasefire]. This they need to suppose earlier than initiating unprovoked ceasefire violations and [they must] respect army norms by avoiding to focus on harmless civilians,” he mentioned.
“Focusing on harmless civilians by the Indian Military is an try and justify their false claims of concentrating on alleged [militant] camps,” mentioned DG ISPR Main Normal Asif Ghafoor. He identified that UNMOGIP, in addition to home and international media, have open entry to Azad Kashmir, a liberty not accessible in India-occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
“Indian lies to justify their false claims & preparations for a false flag operation will proceed to be uncovered with reality,” he mentioned.
DG ISPR additionally blasted false claims made by the Indian media concerning the Saturday evening battle.
“Typical of Indian media falsely claiming to focus on alleged camps.” The Indian media ought to get entry to the Occupied Kashmir if it has the ethical braveness to cowl damages attributable to Pakistan Military, he mentioned. He identified that “all earlier claims of the Indian media met their destiny so shall this one”.
Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor mentioned that the Indian media ought to take a leaf from the guide of Pakistani media in following journalistic ethos for reporting with accountability.
AJK PM and President
Strongly condemning the contemporary ceasefire violation by India, AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan termed it an open proof of brutalities and elevated aggressive posture of New Delhi. In an announcement, he condemned the frequent blatant violation of worldwide legal guidelines and commitments by India.
Inviting the eye of the united states in direction of the quick deteriorating state of affairs on the LOC, the PM mentioned India was dragging the entire area into conflict via its aggressive acts.
He directed the native administration to stay on excessive alert in view of the state of affairs and supply the very best medical services to the injured.
AJK President Sardar Masood Khan vehemently condemning shelling on the civilian inhabitants by the Indian Military from throughout the Line of Management termed it a “cowardly act”.
“I condemn within the strongest attainable phrases the egregious act of aggression that has killed at the very least six civilians, injured a number of others and induced enormous loss to the properties in Azad Kashmir,” he mentioned in an announcement issued from London.
He mentioned India had imposed an undeclared conflict on the liberated territory by pounding over a dozen villages from Noseeri to Nagdar in Neelum valley, Leepa and Khuairatta sectors of Kotli district.
“We’ve been stressing since lengthy that after declaring occupied Kashmir as its colony, India was set to assault Azad Kashmir as its subsequent goal,” he mentioned, including the worldwide neighborhood together with United Nations ought to take strict discover of this brazen Indian aggression during which long-range artillery weapons had been used.
The Pakistan International Workplace in its assertion mentioned the Indian occupation forces, alongside the LoC and Working Boundary, have constantly been concentrating on civilian populated areas with artillery hearth, heavy calibre mortars, and automated weapons.
This escalation in ceasefire violations by India is constant from 2017, when the Indian forces dedicated greater than 1970 ceasefire violation. Pakistan categorically rejects Indian media stories about so–referred to as “launch pads” being focused by India alongside the LoC, it mentioned.
Earlier, highlighting the Indian menace to regional peace and safety, Pakistan has referred to as upon the P5 to ask India to offer details about the so referred to as alleged “launch pads” and acknowledged its willingness to rearrange a go to of the P5 diplomats to these places to show Indian falsehood.
Heinous concentrating on of civilians by India is a typical try and divert worldwide consideration from the humanitarian nightmare within the India-occupied Kashmir, the International Workplace spokesman mentioned.
The deliberate concentrating on of civilian populated areas is certainly deplorable and opposite to human dignity, worldwide human rights and humanitarian legal guidelines. The ceasefire violations by India are a menace to regional peace and safety and will result in a strategic miscalculation, he added.
The Director Normal (SA & SAARC) urged the Indian aspect to respect the 2003 Ceasefire association; examine these and different incidents of ceasefire violations; instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and spirit and preserve peace on the LoC and the Working Boundary.
He urged that the Indian aspect ought to allow UNMOGIP to play its mandated function as per the UN Safety Council Resolutions.