Three Indian soldiers were martyred “in action” on the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhal, Jammu and Kashmir, while the body of one soldier was mutilated, the Indian Army said on Tuesday.
The Northern Command also vowed “heavy retribution for the cowardly act”.
“Three soldiers killed in action on LC in Machhal. The body of one soldier mutilated, retribution will be heavy for this cowardly act,” the Northern Command said.
SECOND MUTILATION IN A MONTH
This is the 2nd such incident of mutilation of an Indian soldier by Pakistan in a month’s time.
Sources said the attack was carried out either by or with the support of the Pakistan Army’s Border Action Team.