Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has said Indian Armed forces will react appropriately in the the killing and mutilating the bodies of two soldiers by Pakistan. He said the sacrifice of Jawans will not go in vain.
Talking to media in New Delhi, Mr. Jaitley termed the mutilation of bodies of soldiers as a reprehensible and inhuman act. Condemning the incident, he said, mutilation of soldiers’ bodies is an extreme form of barbaric act and their sacrifice will not go in vain.
Earlier, India Army warned that despicable act of Pakistan will be responded appropriately. In a statement, it said, the Pakistani Army, in an unsoldierly act, mutilated the bodies of Indian soldiers in the patrol.
It said, Pakistan army carried out unprovoked rocket and mortar firing on two forward posts along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati sector and simultaneously, a Pakistan’s Border Action Team also launched action on a patrol operating in between the two posts.
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has reached Srinagar in the wake of beheading of two security personnel by Pakistani troops.