Congress condemns Pakistan over the mutilation of soldier's body at LoC in Machhil

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Wednesday strongly condemned the Pakistani action in killing three Indian soldiers, one of whose body was mutilated in Machhil sector of North Kashmir.

Congress condemns Pakistan over the mutilation of soldiers body at LoC in Machhil

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"We strongly condemned the cowardly act of Pakistan in mutilating an army soldier and killing of two other jawans in an ambush by in Machhail sector of North Kashmir", JKPCC Chief Gulam Ahmed Mir said.

Pakistan by undertaking such a cowardly and barbaric action has given a big provocation, he said, adding that violation of all international norms and worst human rights violations cannot be tolerated.

He saluted the martyrs and expressed sympathies with their family members.

He also expressed sympathies with the border residents who are facing Pakistani shelling.

Mir said escalation of situation on the border and LoC by Pakistan in the aftermath of surgical strikes since 29 September is a matter of great concern as over 300 ceasefire violations have taken place since then and repeated incidence of killing and mutilation of the body of over soldiers.

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Updated Date: Nov 24, 2016 08:06:04 IST

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