Tahlka News Bureau
New Delhi: Condemning the attacks on Monday after Pakistani forces beheaded two Indian Soldiers, the Indian Directors General of Military Operations (DGMO) said to Pakistan that the act was "dastardly and inhuman" and "beyond any norms of civility".
"Mutilating bodies of soldiers is dastardly and inhuman act beyond any norms of civility. The act invites unequivocal condemnation and response," the Indian commander said.
The brutal act of beheading and mutilating the bodies of the two Indian army soldiers have once again proved Pakistan's interest towards cowardly acts is far from over and needs now need a . Nabi Subedar Paramjeet Singh of 22 Sikh Infanity and Head Constable Pream Sagar of 200th Battalion of BFS were martyred on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC).
However the Pakistani Army has denied that it was involved in the attack or the mutilation of Indian soldiers.
India has accused Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) of giving cover to militants along the Line of Control (LoC). "There was full fire by Pakistan Army post located in the vicinity of the incident site," the DGMO said.
Under the cover of heavy rocket and mortar fire, the BAT had sneaked 250 meters across the Line of Control into the Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir and beheaded the two soldiers on Monday morning.
ATTACKS IN THE PAST
Although, this is not the first time Pakistan has done something like this, BAT have attacked several times in the past too in which jawans have been beheaded or their bodies have been mutilated.
In October 26, 2016, militants attacked a post and killed an Indian army soldier and mutilated his body close to the Line of Control (LoC) in the Machil sector.
In January 2013,Lance Nayak Hemraj was killed and his body was mutilated by BAT. It also headed Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh. While, Constable Rajendar Singh of the BSF suffered injuries in the attack.
Back in June 2008, a soldier of the 2/8 Gorakh Rifels lost his way and was captured by BAT in Kel sector. His body was found beheaded after a few days.
During the 1999 Kargil conflict, Captain Saurabh Kalia lost his life after he was tortured by his Pakistani captors who later handed over his mutilated body to India.
In February, 2000, terrorist Ilyas Kashmiri had led a raid on the Indian army's Ashok Listening Post' in the Nowshera sector and killed seven Indian soldiers. Following which, Kashmiri's took back
the head of a 24-year-old jawan Bhausaheb Maruthai
Talekar of the 17 Maratha Light Infinity to Pakistan.