Director General of SA and SAARC, Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned Indian DHC J P Singh to condemn an unprovoked firing incident in Khuiratta and Karela sector that killed Munira Bibi, 35, and Farena Bibi injured. The Foreign Office urged India to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement and maintain peace across the LoC.
An official told GNS that the armies are exchanging fire along the LoC in Uri area of the district.
"The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws", the Foreign Office stated in a press release.
He also pushed the Indian side should permit UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions. On Monday, the Pakistani Army had also targeted forward posts on the Indian side at Baba Khori area in Rajouri district's Naushera sector.