Three Indian soldiers were killed “in action” on the LoC, while the body of a soldier was disfigured, the Indian Army said on Tuesday. The Northern Command additionally pledged “overwhelming retaliation for the fearful demonstration”.
“3 soldiers murdered in real life on LC in Machhal. The collection of one soldier mutilated, reprisal will be substantial for this fearful demonstration,” the Northern Command said.
The incident comes in the midst of uplifted strain amongst India and Pakistan taking after the Indian Army’s surgical strikes over the Line of Control in September this year.
A month ago, Mandeep Singh, a fighter of the seventeenth Sikh Regiment, was killed in an experience and his body disfigured by terrorists in the same Machhil part of Kupwara territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Indian Army, in an official statement, said the soldier’s body was “ravaged” and included that it would counter with a “suitable reaction”.
Amid the Kargil war in 1999, Captain Saurabh Kalia, warriors Arjunram Baswana, Mula Ram Bidiasar, Naresh Singh Sinsinwar, Bhanwar Lal Bagaria and Bhika Ram Mudh of the 4 Jat Regiment were caught by Pakistani troops and ruthlessly tormented.
The soldiers had their eardrums pierced with hot iron poles, eyes punctured and privates cut off. The post-mortem examination of the bodies additionally uncovered that they were scorched with cigarettes butts. Their appendages were additionally slashed off, teeth were broken and skull cracked amid the torment. Indeed, even their nose and lips were cut off.