PaK Govt orders state funeral for LoC victims

Prime Minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider has instructed authorities to give state funerals to those killed due to alleged firing by Indian soldiers across the Line of Control.
PaK Govt orders state funeral for LoC victims
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Prime Minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider has instructed authorities to give state funerals to those killed due to alleged firing by Indian soldiers across the Line of Control.

Haider accused the Indian Army of targeting civilians, including women and children, The Express Tribune reported.

"All deputy commissioners have been instructed to ensure the best treatment of the injured as well as funerals of martyrs with state honour," he said, alleging that Indian army recently targeted a school van killing its driver.

He also appealed to the Government of Pakistan to raise the issue of ceasefire violations at the Line of Control allegedly by the Indian Army in the UN Security Council.

"Pakistan must raise the issue of targeting of civilians, schools and hospitals in the Security Council," he added. 

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