Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday lodged protest with India through diplomatic channels over the unprovoked firing and mortar shelling by the Indian forces in Pandu Sector across the Line of Control on Thursday.

A soldier of Pakistan Army, Sepoy Zahid Ali embraced shahadat due to multiple mortar splinter injuries as a result of the firing Foreign Office said in a statement here.

The Government of Pakistan offers its condolences to the bereaved family of the Shaheed.

Condemning the incident, Pakistan called upon India to restrain its security forces from unprovoked firing and shelling across the LoC and the Working Boundary, it said.