Five Indian soldiers killed by Pak Army which crossed Line of Control

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Poonch / New Delhi: Five Indian soldiers were shot dead and one seriously injured by Pakistani soldiers who crossed the Line of Control in the Poonch area of Jammu and Kashmir at 2 am.
In a strong statement, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said “India cannot be cowed down by such blatant acts of deceit” and urged the government to “take appropriate action.”
The main opposition party, the BJP, urged the government to rethink plans for talks with Pakistan, expected soon. The opposition demanded a statement on the attack in parliament from  Defence Minister AK Antony, which it then rejected for letting Pakistan off the hook.

The Pakistani army has denied any role in today’s attack. But the Pakistani deputy envoy to India, Mansoor Ahmed Khan, was summoned by the government which “lodged a strong protest.”
“The ambush was carried out by approximately 20 heavily armed terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniforms,” said Defence Minister AK Antony in Parliament.
“When the minister says something so ambiguous like ‘people dressed in army uniforms’ it gives Pakistan a route of escape,” said the BJP’S Arun Jaitley. Narendra Modi, expected to be the party’s Prime Ministerial nominee, tweeted: “Dastardly ambush by Pakistan.” …

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