India conveys strong protest to Pakistan over repeated cease-fire violations

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New Delhi, Jan 22(ANI): India on Friday conveyed a strong protest to Pakistan over repeated incidents of cease-fire violations across the international border.

Responding to a query over the issue, official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs Vishnu Prakash, said that the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan was called to the Ministry today.

"A strong protest was conveyed over incidents of grave and unprovoked firing across the international border by Pakistan, including the firing of rockets in the Amritsar sector of the international border in the night of January 8-9," he added.

The official spokesperson further said that the Government has asked Pakistan to take all necessary steps to prevent recurrence of such incidents.

Earlier on January 11, in the first ceasefire violation of the year, one soldier was killed after a Border Security Force (BSF) camp came under fire from the Pakistan side in the Sabziyan sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. (ANI)

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