‘India Made 2,700 Ceasefire Violations’, Pakistan Tells UNSC as Delhi Talks Nagrota Terror Attack


Islamabad’s accusation against New Delhi on Monday came hours after India’s Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla briefed foreign envoys, including from the P-5 countries, and accused Pakistan of playing a role in carrying out cross-border terrorism in India in the wake of the 19 November Nagrota terror attack.

Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Munir Akram has accused Indian forces of violating the 2003 Ceasefire Agreement between the two neighbours 2,700 times so far in 2020 alone, resulting in the deaths of 25 civilians. 

Pakistan Army’s media wing claimed on Sunday that Indian shelling at a wedding party across the disputed Line of Control (LoC) had left 11 Pakistani civilians injured.

Last month, India accused Pakistan of violating the 2003 Ceasefire Agreement more than 3,800 times by October this year.

Monday’s communication from Islamabad to the Security Council, the 13th since the Indian parliament abolished the semi-autonomous status of Jammu and Kashmir state in August last year, also accused New Delhi of accelerating “illegal steps” to carry out demographic changes in the region.

Islamabad has been accusing the Narendra Modi government of trying to alter the demography of the Muslim-majority region of Jammu and Kashmir through new domicile laws introduced earlier this year. 

The latest set of Islamabad’s allegations against New Delhi came on the same day as Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh…

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