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India summons Pakistan envoy over Kashmir incident
January 9, 2013 / 6:47 AM / 5 years ago

India summons Pakistan envoy over Kashmir incident

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.

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

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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