Pakistan warns India against 'misadventure'

Indo Asian News Service

Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) The Pakistani military on Tuesday warned India against any "misadventure" following the killing of two Indian soldiers on the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Any misadventure shall be appropriately responded at a place and time of own choosing," a Pakistan Army spokesperson said.

The Pakistan Army also asked India to provide "actionable evidence" to substantiate its charge of Pakistani ceasefire violations and allegations that Pakistani troops "mutilated" the bodies of two Indian soldiers.

India said a soldier and a BSF trooper were killed and their bodies "mutilated" on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

The Pakistani Director General Military Operations (DGMO) rejected as "baseless and unfounded" the Indian allegations.

He said Pakistani troops did not cross the LoC, which divides Jammu and Kashmir between the two countries.

The DGMO said the Pakistan Army was a "professional military outfit". "Allegations of mutilation are an Indian attempt to divert the attention of the world from the situation within the Kashmir Valley."

The DGMO told his Indian counterpart that "we are fully committed to maintaining peace and tranquility along the LoC".

--IANS

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