Indian soldier "mutilated" after gunfight with Pakistan troops: Indian army

NEW DELHI Tue Jan 8, 2013 7:46pm IST

Related Topics

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The body of an Indian soldier was found mutilated on Tuesday after a gunfight with Pakistani troops on the Indian side of the Line of Control that divides Kashmir, a senior Indian army spokesman told local television.

"What we have come to know is one body has been mutilated. That is what we are aware of," General S.L. Narasimhan told Times Now.

The body was one of two Indian soldiers who Indian military officials say were killed in a gunfight with Pakistani troops. Pakistan denied its troops were involved in the incident.

It came two days after a clash along the LoC in which Pakistan said one of its soldiers was killed when Indian troops crossed the highly militarised line between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

(Reporting by Arup Roychoudhury and Manoj Kumar)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Maritime Piracy

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Ban On E-cigarettes

Ban On E-cigarettes

Govt considers ban on e-cigarettes, sale of single smokes  Full Article 

Fighting Ebola

Fighting Ebola

China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia  Full Article 

Siege Of Kobani

Siege Of Kobani

Air strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish peshmerga prepare to enter  Full Article 

Myanmar's Peace Talks

Myanmar's Peace Talks

Myanmar's leaders seek to revive peace talks, maintain reforms   Full Article 

Ebola Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak

U.S. nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail.  Full Article | Related Story 

A Minute With

A Minute With

Bollywood's Kalki Koechlin on playing disabled teen.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage