Indian Army opens fire on AJK PM helicopter near LoC: Sources
MUZAFFABAD - Indian Army opened fire on the helicopter of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider on Sunday.
As per reports, the firing occurred in Taraori village, which is near the Line of Control (LoC). Luckily, he was saved and also no loss of life reported. PM Haider had gone to the village to condole the death of Chaudhry Abdul Aziz’s brother.
In spite the information about the AJK PM’s arrival, the Indian forces attacked on the civilian helicopter of AJK. The Indian claimed that they mistakenly thought the helicopter of Raja Farooq Haider belonged to the Pakistan Army.
The attack comes a day after Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that India is responsible for terrorist attacks in Pakistan. While addressing the United Nations General Assembly, he said that India was behind the Army Public School Peshawar and Mastung attacks.
The minister also said that should not test their patience and Pakistan will give a full response if India resorted to aggression on the Line of Control.