India issues demarche to Pakistan

India issues demarche to Pakistan
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New Delhi: India summoned the acting high commissioner of Pakistan late last evening and issued a demarche over the alleged infiltration by militants.
The Ministry of External Affairs lodged a strong protest with Acting High Commissioner Haider Shah over the infiltration of militants.
In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs or MEA said Pakistan was asked to investigate the incident and bring to justice the individuals and entities.
The MEA said it was conveyed to the envoy that DNA samples of the neutralized militants have been preserved and can be made available for investigation in Pakistan.
“The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan Haider Shah was called in and a strong protest was lodged at the cross border infiltration of a group of Pakistan nationals belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammed in the intervening night of 16/17 August who carried out a brutal attack in District Police Lines, Pulwama,” the statement read. (Agencies)

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