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India summons Pak high commissioner Abdul Basit over beheading of soldiers in Krishna Ghati

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 May 2017, 09:07 PM
India summons Pak high commissioner Abdul Basit (Source-ANI)
India summons Pak high commissioner Abdul Basit (Source-ANI)

Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday summoned by the ministry of external affairs in connection with the beheading of two Indian soldiers by Pak forces.

The external affairs ministry informed that Basit was called in by foreign secretary S Jaishankar to convey India's strong views on the incident.

The Indian Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt Gen A K Bhatt had conveyed to his Pakistan counterpart that such a dastardly and inhuman act was beyond any norms of civility and merits unequivocal condemnation and response.

Naib Subedar Paramjeet Singh and BSF Head Constable Prem Singh were slain by Pakistan Border Action Team (BAT) by sneaking 250 metres into Indian territory in Poonch of J-K on May 1.

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First Published: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 12:49 PM

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