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Punjab assembly condemns 'Indian aggression'
Publication Date : 13-08-2013
Pakistan's Provincial Assembly of Punjab adopted a unanimous resolution on Monday, condemning the on-going "Indian aggression" along the Line of Control (LoC).
Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah presented the resolution on behalf of the treasury and opposition.
The resolution said: “The house condemns the on-going Indian aggression at the LoC as it is a violation of international laws. This house…(calls upon) the federal government to raise the matter at international forum.
"The international community should take notice of Indian aggression and force it (Indian government) to abide by the international laws.
“First, India blamed Pakistan for the killing of its two soldiers which is not true. Then on…(this) pretext, it began unprovoked firing across the LoC, targeting Pakistani soldiers as well as citizens.
"This house expresses sadness over the killings as a result of Indian aggression and pray for the departed souls,” the resolution said.
Relations between Pakistan and India took a hit on August 6 following India’s claim that Pakistani troops had killed five Indians soldiers on the LoC.
During the assembly meeting, some legislators tried to speak out criticising India during a debate on the Local Government Bill, but the speaker advised them to confine their comments to the topic under discussion.