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The Indian Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. J.P.Singh, was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the Director General (South Asia & SAARC), Dr. Muhammad Faisal, to protest over the unprovoked ceasefire violations by India during the nights of 23rd, 24th and 25th October at Shakargarh and Zafarwal Sectors of the Working Boundary. As a result of latest ceasefire violations by the Indian Border Security Forces three civilians, including a teenage girl, embraced shahadat and 23 others got injured. The Shaheed included Mr. Waris, aged 30 years, Mr. Muhammad Husain, aged 15 years and Ms. Saba, aged 15 years.

While expressing deep concern over these unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian side at the Working Boundary, the Government of Pakistan called intentional targeting of civilians by India a detestable and deplorable act. The Government of Pakistan stressed upon India to stop forthwith the ceasefire violations and respect the 2003 Ceasefire Arrangement for restoration of peace and tranquility at the LoC and the Working Boundary.

The Government of Pakistan offers its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and prays for the departed souls and for the quick recovery of the injured.

26 October 2015

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