Pulwama attack: Pakistan calls back High Commissioner to India for ‘consultations’

Pulwama attack: Pakistan calls back High Commissioner to India for ‘consultations’
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Srinagar: Pakistan on Monday called back High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood for consultations in the aftermath of Pulwama attack that left 49 CRPF personnel dead and several others injured.

Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal tweeted:”We have called back our High Commissioner in India for consultations. He left New Delhi this morning.”

Mahmood was on Friday summoned in New Delhi by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale who lodged strong protest over the killing of 49 CRPF personnel in Pulwama attack.

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Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria was also called to New Delhi for consultations in the wake of the attack.

India has blamed Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group for the Pulwama attack on Thursday.