Srinagar: The Indian Army has taken cognisance of a video showing troops dishonouring the bodies of two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants killed in an encounter, a spokesperson said on Saturday.
The two militants, LeT commander Abu Ismail and his associate Abu Qasim, were killed in Aribagh area of Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar on Thursday.
A video in which soldiers can be seen trampling over the bodies went viral on social media. The video shows bodies being dragged from the site of the encounter into a lane.
“Army has taken cognisance of the video and suitable action will follow,” said Srinagar-based Defence spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia.
Ismail, the mastermind of the 10 July attack on a bus carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims which left eight yatris dead, and Qasim were killed by forces in a brief gunfight on Thursday.
Published Date: Sep 16, 2017 12:21 PM | Updated Date: Sep 16, 2017 12:21 PM