RAWALPINDI – Indian Army reportedly opened fire on a vehicle of United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in Khanjar Sector, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said.
“A vehicle was carrying UNMOGIP [United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan] officers Major Emmanual of the Philippines and Major Mirko of Croatia, who were on a visit to the LoC [came under attack by the Indian troops],” a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
Both officers remained safe as they were off the vehicle in near immediate distance and now back at their location, the statement added.
According to the military’s media wing, their vehicle was flying a blue UNMOGIP flag in line with protocol.
On May 17, Pakistan Army had already lodged a protest with the UN military observers against India’s recent aggression and firing on civilians from across the de facto border.