Three Indian soldiers killed, body of one mutilated at LoC

SansadTV Bureau
Indian army soldiers patrol near the Line of Control (LoC). Photo - PTI

Indian army soldiers patrol near the Line of Control (LoC).
Photo – PTI

Three Indian soldiers were killed and body of one of them was mutilated by Pakistan troops on the Line of Control in Machhal sector of Kashmir, army said today.

This is the second such incident of mutilation of the body of an Indian soldier on the LoC since October 29.

“Three soldiers killed in action on LC (Line of Control) in Machhal. Body of one soldier mutilated,” the Army said.

It said the “retribution will be heavy for this cowardly act”.

In New Delhi, defence minister Manohar Parrikar was briefed by Vice Chief of Army Lt Gen Bipin Rawat on the killing of three soldiers, body of one of whom was mutilated, in Pakistani action on the Line of Control in Machhal sector of Kashmir.

Defence Ministry sources said Lt Gen Rawat briefed the Minister in detail.

This is the second such incident of mutilation of the body of an Indian soldier on the LoC since October 29.

“Three soldiers killed in action on LC (Line of Control) in Machhal. Body of one soldier mutilated,” the Army said.

It said the “retribution will be heavy for this cowardly act”.