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Army takes note of video showing troops dishonouring militants’ bodies

A video in which soldiers can be seen trampling over the bodies of two LeT militants killed in an encounter has gone viral on social media.

india Updated: Sep 16, 2017 12:22 IST
The security personnel killed two LeT militants, including Amarnath yatara attack mastermind Abu Ismail, in an encounter in Aribagh area of Nowgam on the outskirts of the city here Thursday.
The security personnel killed two LeT militants, including Amarnath yatara attack mastermind Abu Ismail, in an encounter in Aribagh area of Nowgam on the outskirts of the city here Thursday.(PTI Representative Photo)

The Army has taken cognisance of a video showing troops dishonouring the bodies of two Lashkar- e-Taiba (LeT) militants killed in an encounter, a spokesperson said on Saturday.

The two militants, LeT commander Abu Ismail and his associate Abu Qasim, were killed in Aribagh area of Nowgam on the outskirts of the city here Thursday.

A video in which soldiers can be seen trampling over the bodies went viral on social media. The video shows bodies being dragged from the site of the encounter into a lane.

“Army has taken cognisance of the video and suitable action will follow,” said Srinagar-based Defence spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia.

Ismail, the mastermind of the July 10 attack on a bus carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims which left eight yatris dead, and Qasim were killed by forces in a brief gunfight on Thursday.