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Civilian injured in unprovoked firing by Indian forces

RAWALPINDI: A civilian named Muhammad Hanif was seriously injured due to unprovoked firing by the personnel of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in village Sukhial in Sialkot sector on Thursday.

According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Hanif was farming in the fields when he was hit by

He was immediately taken to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Sialkot.

A flag meeting has been demanded by Pakistan Rangers to protest against unprovoked Indian firing on innocent civilian and ceasefire violation along the Working Boundary.


Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan on Thursday condemned the launch of a fresh wave of cordon and search operations, the suspension of mobile and internet services and the closure of educational institutions in Kupwara and Baramulla districts of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).

The president made these remarks during a meeting with AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan, who called on the president at Jammu and Kashmir House on Thursday.

During the meeting, the latest human rights situation in IOK was discussed in detail. The president said that the people of IOK have rejected the Panchayat election drama enacted by India and through this step, they have reiterated that they will accept nothing short of their right to exercise their right to self-determination through a free and fair plebiscite under United Nations (UN) supervision.

Both leaders said that efforts will be intensified towards effectively highlighting the Kashmir issue at all international forums. They said that gross human rights violations were taking place in IOK at the behest of the Indian government and the international community must take notice of the worsening situation in IOK.

Both the president and the prime minister commended the joint resistant leadership and the people of IOK for their resolute and committed stance in the face of Indian aggression.

The prime minister apprised the president on matters related to the 13th Amendment in the AJK Interim Act 1974. He said that the AJK government is in close coordination with the Pakistan government and all issues related to the amendment will be finalised soon.

They also discussed the ongoing development projects in AJK and agreed to accelerate efforts for developing infrastructure, promoting health and educational facilities, increasing hydropower production, development of road networks, enhancing tourism, promoting agriculture, and enhancing industrial activities in the state.

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