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India summons Pakistan High Commission official to protest killing of civilian

NEW DELHI, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- India on Wednesday summoned Pakistan High Commission official in New Delhi to register its protest at the killing of a civilian in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Indian Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that it summoned official of Pakistan High Commission to protest the killing of a civilian named Hemraj who was shot dead by by Pakistani forces on 11 January in Sunderbani Sector from across the line of control in Rajouri district. "Our strong concerns were also shared at continued unprovoked firing and ceasefire violations across the Line of Control and the International Boundary. We also protested Pakistan's continued support to cross border terrorist infiltration into India, including supporting cover fire provided by Pakistan forces," the statement further said.
New Delhi accuses Islamabad of supporting and funding the armed groups in Kashmir, claims which Islamabad denies. (end) atk.sd