ISLAMABAD (APS) November 18, 2016- The National Assembly on Friday passed a unanimous resolution strongly condemning the Indian attack on LoC causing loss of lives of Pakistani soldiers.
The resolution moved by Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Chaudhary Barjees Tahir expressed deep concern over the tragic incident of Indian unprovoked firing in which seven soldiers of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom at the LoC in Bhimber sector by Indian troops on Sunday night.
The House took serious cognizance of the unprovoked and barbarian attack on the Pakistani border forces by the Indian army resulting in aggression and clashes.
Through resolution, the House recognized the sacrifices of Pakistan army and paid glowing tribute to the martyred soldiers for their valour.
Relations between Pakistan and India have been strained for several months, while cross-frontier shelling has intensified in recent weeks leading to deaths of civilians and soldiers stationed along the disputed frontier.
Tensions have been fraught since July when India Occupied Kashmir was rocked by street protests after the killing of famous freedom fighter Burhan Wani.
Islamabad launched an international campaign to highlight rights abuses by Indian security forces in Occupied Kashmir.