India summons Pakistan over Jaish infiltration; asks to investigate terrorist attack that killed 8 security personnel in Pulwama
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 06-Sep-2017

New Delhi, September 6: India slammed Pakistan High Commission and summoned to the official Haider Shah on Monday to lodge a strong protest against the cross border infiltration of a group of Pakistan nationals belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist organization in the intervening night of 16/ 17 August who carried out a brutal terror attack in District Police Lines, Pulwama in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on 26 August resulting in the death of 8 Indian security personnel.

 

The External Affairs Ministry, in a press release said, “The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan Mr. Haider Shah was called in today and a strong protest was lodged at the cross border infiltration of a group of Pakistan nationals belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist organization in the intervening night of 16/ 17 August who carried out a brutal terror attack in District Police Lines, Pulwama in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on 26 August resulting in the death of 8 Indian security personnel.”

The press release further noted that the Pakistan side was asked to investigate the incident of infiltration and take action to bring to justice the individuals and entities responsible for orchestrating the heinous attack. It was stated that DNA samples of the neutralized terrorists have been preserved and could be made available for investigations in Pakistan.

“Pakistan was called upon to abide by its commitment not to allow its territory or territories under its control to be used for terrorism in any manner and take credible and effective action against the terrorist entities operating from its soil and to prevent cross border infiltration,” the press release added.


Notably, 8 Indian security personnel were martyred by a group of Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist organization led a brutal attack in District Police Lines, Pulwama in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on 26 August after they infiltrated on 16/ 17 August.

Earlier, India summoned a Pakistan High Commission official yesterday and issued a demarche over the death of an Indian soldier in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Krishna Ghati Sector on Tuesday. The External Affairs Ministry called Pakistan Counsellor Tariq Karim over the incident.