SIALKOT: A local commanders’ level hotline contact was established at Rawalakot- Poonch sector on the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday (May 1st) night between the army authorities of Pakistan and India.
According to ISPR, military’s public affairs wing, statement, Indian counterpart was told that there has been no CFV or crossing of line of control by Pakistani troops from Pakistan side nor mutilation of Indian soldiers bodies. Indian authorities were told that there is unnecessary media hype following the allegations.
Pakistan remains fully committed to maintain peace and tranquility along the LOC and expect same from other side and hope prudence is exercised and no steps are taken that may lead to vitiating of environment and affect peace along LOC.
A Routine DGMO level hotline is also likely today.
Indian forces on Monday claimed that intruders crossed into Indian territory after being provided cover fire Monday morning, killed two soldiers and beheaded their bodies in the Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch in Jammu & Kashmir.
The Indian Army Northern Command headquarters, in a statement, said: “Pak Army carried out unprovoked rocket and mortar firing on two forward posts on the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati sector. Simultaneously, a border action team action was launched on a patrol operating in between the two posts.
Pakistan Army has categorically rejected the Indian claims.