Pakistan summons Indian official to protest ‘ceasefire violations’

Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and lodged a protest over “unabated violations of ceasefire” at the Line of Control (LoC).

Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said the government registered its protest over “bloodshed of innocent” people at the border.

A protest dossier was handed over to J.P. Singh by Director General of South Asia desk Dr Mohammad Faisal, Zakaria said.

The latest “unprovoked” Indian firing at the border has claimed two lives on Monday while damaging five houses, he said.

–IANS

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