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India condemns Pakistan for delibarate attack on Indian fishermen

New Delhi: India on Monday strongly condemned an assault by Pakistan Maritime Safety Company on two Indian fishing boats off the coast of Gujarat and warned the neighbouring nation to not repeat such “heinous” acts, official sources stated.

They stated the personnel from the Pakistani company focused Indian fishermen on board two Indian fishing boats, ‘Omkar’ and ‘Mahasagar’ on Sunday.

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India issued a powerful demarche to Pakistan over its “deliberate attack” and firing on Indian fisherman, the sources stated.

One fisherman was injured within the assault, they stated, including India referred to as upon Pakistani authorities to instruct its forces to desist from such heinous acts.

“India strongly condemned the deplorable and unprofessional act by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency of firing at Indian fishing vessel and causing body harm to Indian fishermen,” a supply stated.

India points demarche to Pak over killing of three civilians in ceasefire violations in Jammu-Kashmir

Earlier within the day, India had additionally issued a powerful demarche to Pakistan over the killing of three civilians, together with a minor, by Pakistani troops in a ceasefire violation alongside the Line of Management in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources stated.

The three individuals have been killed when Pakistani forces resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on Monday, they stated.

A powerful demarche — a proper diplomatic notice — was made to the Pakistan aspect on the killing of three harmless Indian civilians, stated a supply. The demarche was issued to a prime diplomat in Pakistan Excessive Fee right here.

In Islamabad, Pakistan Overseas Ministry summoned Indian Cost d’Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia and lodged a protest, claiming it was the Indian aspect that resorted to ceasefire violation in Dhudnial, Rakhchikri, Chirikot and Baroh Sectors on Sunday.

Pakistan alleged {that a} two-year-old boy was killed in Dhudnial Sector. Final Sunday, Keran sector was the scene of a lethal operation wherein 5 elite military commandos laid down their lives whereas eliminating a gaggle of infiltrating militants.

There have been frequent incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistani aspect since India introduced its choice to withdraw particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcate the state into two union territories in August final yr.

Pakistan typically resorts to ceasefire violations to push militants into the Indian aspect. Indian troops have additionally been retaliating to Pakistani actions beneath its coverage of scorching pursuit.

In keeping with official determine, Pakistani troops resorted to three,200 situations of ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019, which was highest within the final 16 years.

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Of those, 1,565 ceasefire violations came about since between August and December after India reorganised Jammu and Kashmir. In 2018, Jammu and Kashmir recorded 2,936 situations of ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

(PTI)

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