India summons Pakistan envoy over Kashmir incident

NEW DELHI Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:13pm IST

Salman Bashir arrives to address a news conference at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files

Salman Bashir arrives to address a news conference at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi February 25, 2010.

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India summoned Pakistan's ambassador to New Delhi, Salman Bashir, on Wednesday to register a protest over the killing of two Indian soldiers on the military control line in Kashmir in an encounter blamed on Pakistan.

Bashir was due to meet Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai, a foreign ministry spokesman said, after New Delhi branded the incident as "highly provocative and said the mutilation of the bodies of the slain soldiers was "inhuman".

(Writing by Sanjeev Miglani; Editing by John Chalmers)

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