Guterres’ global ceasefire appeal should be observed along LoC: UN spokesperson

<br>Replying to a question about the killing of an Indian teenager in shelling by Pakistani troops in the Poonch Sector of Jammu and Kashmir, Dujarric said, “The Secretary-General's appeal for global ceasefire is exactly that. It is global and it should be applied everywhere.”

He added that he didn't get any updates about the situation there from the United Nations' Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan which monitors the situation along LoC.

Gulfaraz, 16, was killed in the shelling on Thursday in the Mankote area, while Zaffer Iqbal, 35, was injured and was taken to the hospital, according to reports.

After Pakistan Army started unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions on the LoC in Hajipeer sector of Uri Tehsil on Friday, exchanges took place between India and Pakistan in Kashmir's Baramulla district, according to police sources.

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