Army personnel and civilians attend the funeral of three soldiers at army stadium in Muzaffarabad on Friday. Reuters
Pakistan’s military says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region, killing another soldier and bringing the death toll to six in less than 24 hours.
Army spokesman Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor in a tweet on Friday said “another brave son of soil lost his life in the line of duty” in Buttal town.
“Sepoy Muhammad Sheeraz embraced shahadat due to Indian firing in Buttal Sector along LoC.” Three other Pakistani soldiers were martyred in yesterday’s fire by the Indian forces along the LoC.
The martyred soldiers were identified as Naik Taimoor, Naik Tanveer and Ramzan.
Pakistan’s military and police said on Thursday that Indian firing killed two civilians and three soldiers in Pakistan’s part of Kashmir, which is split between the nuclear-armed rivals and claimed by both in its entirety.
New Delhi downgraded the autonomy of the part of Kashmir it controls last week and imposed a lockdown now in place for a 12th day.
India’s top court on Friday will hear petitions challenging the revoked status.Associated Press
Five people were killed while three were injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district on Saturday.
“We have reliable intelligence that between April 16 and 20, India may carry out an attack against Pakistan,” disclosed the foreign minister at a news conference on Sunday.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan has achieved a biggest success at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as over 50 countries supported Pakistan’s stance on the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that people in Indian-administered Kashmir were living under curfew for almost four weeks since New Delhi downgraded Kashmir's autonomy on Aug.5 and imposed a security clampdown to prevent any violence.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, on Saturday said it carried out 77,640 additional COVID-19 tests in the country over the last 24 hours, using the latest testing methods.
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The flag-hoisting ceremony was also held at the Pakistan Consulate General in Dubai on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day. The ceremony was held in a manner keeping in view the local laws on social gatherings due to COVID-19.