India on Saturday summoned the Cost d’Affaires of the Pakistan Excessive Fee to register a powerful protest over the heavy shelling by Pakistani forces on a number of sectors alongside the Line of Management (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday that left not less than 9 individuals lifeless.
In an announcement, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) stated India additionally condemned, within the strongest phrases, the “deliberate concentrating on” of harmless civilians by Pakistani forces, saying it was extremely deplorable that Pakistan selected a festive event in India to disrupt peace and perpetrate violence in Jammu and Kashmir by coordinated firing alongside the LoC.
“The Cost d’Affaires of the Excessive Fee of Pakistan was summoned by the Ministry of Exterior Affairs at the moment and a powerful protest was lodged over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces, on a number of sectors alongside the Line of Management in Jammu and Kashmir on November 13, ensuing within the demise of 4 harmless civilians and severe accidents to 19 others,” the MEA stated.
Aside from the civilians, 5 safety personnel have been killed within the Pakistani offensive.
“India additionally strongly protested Pakistan’s continued help to cross border terrorist infiltration into India, together with by supporting cowl hearth supplied by Pakistan forces,” the MEA stated.
“Pakistan was as soon as once more reminded of its bilateral dedication to not enable any territory underneath its management for use for terrorism towards India in any method,” it stated.
Indian forces strongly retaliated to the shelling on Friday and military sources stated there have been a number of casualties on the Pakistani facet.
Round 6-7 Pakistan military troopers, together with two SSG (Particular Service Group) commandos, have been killed and 10-12 injured, military sources stated.
A number of Pakistani military bunkers, gasoline dumps and launchpads have been destroyed and set on hearth, they added. Movies launched by the military confirmed the targets being destroyed.