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Disconnect between Pak army HQ, troops on LoC, says Indian DGMO

Indian Army always maintains impeccable standards of professionalism: DGMO

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Indian Army's Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) on Saturday asked his Pakistani counterpart to take steps to ensure peace and tranquillity along the in

During a telephonic conversation, Lt Gen told his Pakistani counterpart that there appeared to be a "disconnect" between the Army's reiteration about the desire for peace and the action of its troops, official sources said.


Citing various incidents, Bhatt said that resort to heavy firing without provocation, they said.

The telephonic conversation between the two DGMOs took place following a request by the Pakistani side.

Lt Gen Bhatt impressed upon the Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza that there appeared to be a "disconnect between the intent at the Pakistani General Headquarters which reiterates its desire for peace and the actions of along the Line of Control, who resort to heavy firing without provocation," a source said.

Bhatt further exhorted his Pakistani counterpart to resolve this "existent credibility gap" to ensure that peace and tranquillity is maintained along the

The Army alleged that have resorted to unproved firing and targeted civilians along the in the Pooch sector.

Bhatt, however, made it clear that the always maintains impeccable standards of professionalism and does not target civilians in any manner.

First Published: Sat, November 18 2017. 21:00 IST
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