The Pakistan Army on Monday rubbished the allegations of mutilating Indian soldiers’ bodies, saying it would never disrespect a soldier’s body.
“Pakistan Army did not commit any ceasefire violation on the Line of Control or a BAT [Border Action Team] action in the Buttal sector (Indian Krishna Ghatti Sector) as alleged by India,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.
“Indian blame of mutilating Indian soldiers’ bodies are also false.
Pakistan Army is a highly professional force and shall never disrespect a soldier even Indian,” it maintained in a statement.
Earlier today, Indian army claimed that Pakistani forces killed two Indian soldiers and mutilated their bodies along the Line of Control, Hindustan Times report.
It said the Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian posts in the Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district, and members of Border Action Team (BAT) attacked a patrolling party.
COAS visits Pak-Afghan border
Meanwhile, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the writ of the state had largely been restored and Pakistan is progressing towards enduring peace and stability.
Gen Qamar spent a day with troops deployed along the Pak-Afghan border in Khyber Agency wherein he was briefed about operational preparedness and improved border security measures, the ISPR said.
He was also briefed on the employment of newly raised Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wings, the statement added.
The COAS appreciated effective border security arrangements which have enhanced control on cross border terrorist movement. He also hailed exceptionally high morale of the troops and their undaunted determination to eliminate terrorism.
Talking to the soldiers, Gen Qamar said the nation supports the Army due to the innumerable sacrifices made for the defence and security of the motherland.
Earlier, upon arrival, COAS was received by Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt and IGFC K-P.