New Delhi: India on Wednesday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit and demanded action against Pakistan soldiers and commanders responsible for killing of two of its security force personnel in Jammu and Kashmir.
Basit was summoned by Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to convey India’s “outrage at the killing and the barbaric act of mutilation of the bodies of two Indian soldiers on May one, 2017 by Pakistani army personnel,” an external affairs ministry statement said.
Naib Subedar Paramjeet Singh and BSF Head Constable Prem Singh were killed by Pakistan Army after sneaking 250 metres into Indian territory in Poonch of J&K on May 1.
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