Home > United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance (UNPAN)
1. Global
Global
2. Africa
Africa
3. Arab States
Arab States
4. Asia & Pacific
Asia & Pacific
5. Europe
Europe
6. Latin America & Caribbean
Latin America & Caribbean
7. North America
North America
UNPAN Asia & Pacific




Public Administration News  
Share
Pakistani Soldier Killed By Indian Troops: Islamabad
Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-01-16/an-pak-india-tension/4467114?section=australianetworknews
Source Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Country: Pakistan
Created: Jan 15, 2013

Pakistan's military has accused the Indian army of killing one of its soldiers with "unprovoked firing" across the disputed Kashmir border.

A military statement said the "ceasefire violation" occurred along the Line of Control in the Hot Spring and Jandrot sectors on Tuesday night.

"Indian troops again resorted to ceasefire violation and carried out unprovoked firing this evening at LoC in Hot Spring and Jandrot sectors from 2200 (1700 GMT) to 2300 hours (1800 GMT)," the statement said.

The local government in Pakistani Kashmir's Hajira district says Indian troops were firing at Pakistani villages "intermittently".

New Delhi is yet to respond to the incident, which follows recent deadly exchanges along the border last week, in which two Indian soldiers and two Pakistani soldiers died.

Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has said there could be no "business as usual" with Pakistan, responding to the alleged beheading of an Indian soldier as unacceptable.

While foreign ministers on both sides have warned against escalating tensions, Indian army chief General Bikram Singh has reiterated the sense of outrage within the Indian army's ranks over the killing.
News Home

 Tag This
 Tell A Friend
 Favorite
del.icio.us digg this Slashdot
Rate:
0 ratings
Views: 80

Comments: 0 Favorited: 0 Bookmarked: 0 Tagged: 0



0 Comments | Login to add comment

Site map | FAQs | Terms and Privacy | Contact Us
Copyright 2008-2010 by UNPAN - United Nations Public Administration Network