Indian envoy summoned over LoC violations

By Asghar Ali Mubarak
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday lodged strong protest with India on unprovoked firing by its security forces at the Line of Control (LoC) and summoned its high-ranking diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Director General South Asia and SAARC ZahidHafeezChaudhri summoned Indian Charge d’AffairesGauravAhluwalia at the Foreign Office and registered protest at the ceasefire violations in Kotkotera and Karela sectors, killing a civilian Muhammad Ishtiaque, 24. The Director General termed the “senseless Indian acts” a threat to regional peace and security, in clear violation of the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding. “India cannot divert attention from the worsening human rights violations, taking place in the Indian Occupied Jammu