New Delhi [India], Jan 16 (ANI): India on Wednesday lodged strong protests with Pakistan for violating ceasefire in Naushera and Sunderbani sectors in Jammu and Kashmir by summoning an official from the Pakistan High Commission here.Also Read - Virat Kohli-Sourav Ganguly at War? Ex-PAK Cricketer Rashid Latif Points 'Real Reason' Behind Test Captaincy Resignation

Two Army personnel were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion that took place near the LoC in Naushera and Sunderbani sectors of Jammu and Kashmir on January 11. An Army officer and a soldier, who got grievously injured, succumbed to their injuries in a hospital while undergoing treatment. Also Read - Centre Revises Covid-19 Treatment Guidelines, Drops Use Of Oral Antivirals, Antibiotics For Adult Patients

A press statement released by India’s Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday said: “Pakistan High Commission official was summoned today and a strong protest was lodged at the death of an innocent civilian in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan forces on January 11, 2019, in Sunderbani sector.” Also Read - KL Rahul PC Ahead of 1st ODI vs South Africa: Kohli's Role to India's Playing XI; Things Interim Captain Could Reveal

“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 ministry further said in the statement. (ANI)

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