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India says will retaliate against soldiers’ killing at place of choosing

By our correspondents
May 04, 2017

Pak HC summoned again to lodge protest

NEW DELHI: Despite Islamabad’s rejection of Indian Army claims that Pakistani soldiers killed two Indian soldiers across the Line of Control (LoC) and mutilated their bodies, Indian Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Sarath Chand has said what the Indian Army will do could not be discussed in public.

“I do not want to say what we will do. Instead of speaking we will focus on our action at a time and place of our choosing,” Sarath Chand told reporters while replying to questions on possible retaliation by the Indian Army. Earlier this week, the Indian Army had
alleged that Pakistani forces fired rockets and mortar bombs at two Indian posts across the LoC and mutilated the bodies of two soldiers on patrol. The allegation was strongly refuted by the Pakistan Army.

“They said today their forces have not done it. Then who has done it. They have done it and they have to take responsibility and face the consequences,” Chand accused, disregarding Pakistan's dismissal of the claims.

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit was also summoned by the Indian foreign ministry again on Wednesday to register a strong protest against the alleged mutilation of the soldiers.