Army has asked the Pakistani Army to retrieve the dead bodies of its personnel that are lying near Line of Control (LOC) in Keran sector of in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, said the spokesman.
Army’s Srinagar based spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia in a statement said, “ Yesterday evening Indian Army has offered to Pakistan Army to retrieve the dead bodies of their personnel in Keran Sector for last rites. Pak Army yet to respond.”
Earlier on Saturday, Army claimed to have foiled a Border Action Team (BAT) attempt by killing at least seven militants near Line of Control in Keran sector in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
“A BAT attempt was made on one of the forward posts in Keran sector in Kupwara district and foiled by alert troops resulting in the killing of five to seven Pak regulars/militants,” said Army’s Srinagar based spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia.