Delegation of diplomats visits LoC, reviews India’s violations

The delegation not only reviewed the unprovoked firing and violations of Loc by Indian troops but they also met the affectees of the Indian force's firing.

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A delegation of ambassadors, defence attachés, and diplomats from around 24 countries including UK, Germany, Australia and Saudi Arabia, visited the LoC (Line of Control) between Pakistan and India, and reviewed the violations being committed by Indian troops.

DG ISPR briefed the ambassadors on the situation

The delegation not only reviewed the unprovoked firing and violations of Loc by Indian troops but they also met the affectees of the Indian force’s firing.

The delegation included diplomats and representatives from Azerbaijan, Australia, Bosnia, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Poland, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, and the European Union. The representatives of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) were also part of this delegation.

While briefing the delegation, DG ISPR Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar said India is deliberately committing human rights violations on the LoC to divert the attention from Kashmir. The violations of ceasefire agreements on LoC have scaled up since 2014.

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India used cluster ammunition in Neelum valley on July 30 and 31. Cluster ammunition was fired through artillery and the civilians were targetted, India deliberately targets the innocent citizens with heavy weapons.

He said the entire region stands exposed to perils due to the prevailing situation in Kashmir. The use of cluster ammunition is prohibited as per international laws. Indian troops are using cluster bombs on children and innocent citizens.

India’s human rights violations on the LoC

India committed 2,333 violations of LoC during the current year. Indian forces intentionally targets innocent citizens while Pakistan forces target Indian military posts. Pakistan army gives full evidence of it being a professional army.

DG ISPR further told the delegation that 18 innocent citizens were martyred during ceasefire violations by Indian forces in the current year.

The meeting of the residents of the buildings which were targetted by Indian troops was also arranged with the members of delegation during the visit, while the pieces of cluster bombs used by Indian troops against the civilian population were also shown to them.

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