Indian forces target UN vehicle along LoC

Indian forces target UN vehicle along LoC

Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Indian forces on Wednesday again violated ceasefire with Pakistan while targeting a UN military observer vehicle visiting Khanjar Sector along the LoC, said a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s public relations wing.

The ISPR statement said, “A vehicle was carrying UNMOGIP [United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan] officers Major Emmanual of the Philippines and Major Mirko of Croatia, who were on a visit to the LoC [came under attack by the Indian troops].”

According to the military’s media wing, their vehicle was flying a blue UNMOGIP flag in line with protocol.

The statement further added that both officers are safe. They got off the vehicle and moved away before later returning to their location.

On May 17, Pakistan Army had already lodged a protest with the UN military observers against India’s recent aggression and firing on civilians from across the de facto border.