Army says Pakistan crossed the line, killed two Indian soldiers
Army Monday said that Pakistan Army killed two of its soldiers and mutilated their bodies in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Reports said that that army JCO and a BSF head constable were killed as Pakistan fired rockets at a forward defence location (FDL) post of the paramilitary force along the LoC in Poonch.
The ceasefire violation according to Indian Army took place around 8:30 am. Naib Subedar Paramjeet Singh and Head Constable Prem Sagar of the BSF’s 200 Battalion were killed in the attack and their bodies mutilated.
Army in a statement issued by Northern Army command on Monday afternoon said that Pakistan army carried out unprovoked rocket and mortar firing on two forward posts on the line of control in Krishna Ghati sector.”
“Simultaneously, a BAT action was launched on a patrol operating in between the two posts. In an un-soldierly act by the Pak army, the bodies of two of our soldiers in the patrol were mutilated.”
The army warned that they will avenge the Pak army action.
“Such despicable act of Pakistan army will be appropriately responded,” added the statement.
Pak denies: Meanwhile, Pakistan has said that its Army did not commit any ceasefire violation on LoC or a BAT action in the Krishna Ghati sector.
“Allegation of mutilating Indian soldiers’ bodies is also false, Pakistan Army shall never disrespect a soldier,” ISPR added.
Pakistani troops breached the truce along the Line of Control in Poonch and Rajouri sectors seven times last month.
They violated the ceasefire in Poonch sector on April 19 and shelled mortars on forward posts in Noushera sector on April 17.
Pakistan had resorted to firing in the same sector on April 8, in Poonch district on April 5, in Bhimbher Gali sector on April 4 and twice on April 3 in Balakote and (Digwar) Poonch sectors.