Pak summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner over alleged killing of civilian

| Updated: Apr 04, 2017 08:27 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr. 4 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign office on Monday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh over the alleged killing of a Pakistani civilian in cross-border firing. Pakistan's Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, who had summoned Singh, condemned the alleged ceasefire violation by the Indian forces on April 1 along the LoC in Chirikot sector, in which the Foreign Office (FO) claimed an 18-year-old civilian, Muhammad Attique Qureshi was killed. Faisal urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding; investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations; and instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and spirit and maintain peace on the LoC.(ANI)

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