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Pakistan lodges protest over firing by Indian troops across the Working Boundary

(2014-08-11)

Deputy High Commissioner of India was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today to lodge Pakistan’s protest over unprovoked Indian firing across the Working Boundary in Sialkot sector on 10-11 August 2014, which resulted in one civilian casualty and injuries to three others.
 
It was emphasized that such unfortunate incidents were taking place at a time when the leadership on both sides had expressed willingness to improve bilateral relations, which had paved the way for the Foreign Secretary-level talks to resume dialogue.
 
This was the 54th incident of ceasefire violation by Indian troops since July this year.
 
 
Islamabad
11 August 2014