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Pulwama attack: India summons Pak's envoy, lodges strong protest

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale summoned Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood and lodged strong protest over the killing of the CRPF soldiers in Pulwama

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood
Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood (left) (Photo: ANI twitter)

India on Friday summoned Pakistan's top envoy and lodged strong protest over the killing of nearly 40 soldiers in the terror attack carried out by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

JeM has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's district on Thursday that left at least 40 soldiers dead and five others critically wounded.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale summoned High Commissioner to India and lodged strong protest over the killing of the soldiers in Pulwama, official sources said.

First Published: Fri, February 15 2019. 14:35 IST
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