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Modi govt failed to give befitting response to Pakistan: J-K Cong

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

on Saturday expressed shock over the killings of two soldiers and an in district and said had "failed" to give a befitting response to the neighbour.

An and a soldier were killed in an IED blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naushera sector on Friday. An was also killed the same day in Sunderbani sector when Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing.

has been indulging in such actions repeatedly on the LoC and International Border, which is a matter of grave concern as large number of jawans are being killed, Ravinder Sharma, who visited Lam sector near the LoC, said in a statement here.

"has resorted to BAT (Border Action Team) attacks and snipper strikes repeatedly during recent years, which is very serious," he said.

The said there is strong resentment amongst the people living in the border areas against Pakistan's actions.

Sharma said the Modi-led BJP government had failed to give a befitting response to and check its misadventures on the borders.

He conveyed his and the Congress' condolences to the families of the deceased.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 19:50 IST