PM Nawaz chairs meeting to discuss LoC tension

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting regarding the deteriorating situation at the Line of Control (LoC) at PM House this morning.
As per details, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz briefed the Prime Minister on the situation at LoC and the response of the government after the latest unprovoked Indian firing that led to the Shahadat of seven Pakistani soldiers, in the Bhimber area.
General (R) Nasir Khan Janjua NSA, Mr Tariq Fatemi SAPM and other senior government officials were also present during the meeting.
During the meeting, Sartaj Aziz briefed briefed the Prime Minister on the increased frequency of indiscriminate firing and shelling from the Indian side targeting civilian populated areas.
The Advisor said that the recent incidents of firing by the Indian forces have resulted in the martyrdom of 26 civilians and injuries to 107, including women and children, in complete violation of the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding and International law.

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