New Delhi, Oct 30: In an unscheduled Hot Line interaction requested by Pakistan, Indian DGMO Lt Gen AK Bhatt spoke to his counterpart at 2 pm today. Pakistan DGMO alleged that Indian security forces had resorted to unprovoked firing along LoC.
Indian DGMO stated that retaliatory firing by Indian troops only carried out in response to unabated support given by Pak Army to terrorists. Indian DGMO further clarified that Indian Army always maintains impeccable standards of professionalism and does not target civilians.
Pakistan Army's support to terrorism is unacceptable, Indian Army's director-general of military operations (DGMO) told his Pakistani counterpart when they spoke on hotline, sources said. Lt Gen A K Bhatt, the DGMO of the Indian Army, also told his Pakistani counterpart that the Indian Army will continue retaliatory measures and retain the right to punitively respond to ceasefire violations, the Army sources said. The request for the unscheduled talks between the DGMOs of the two countries' armies came from the Pakistani side.
News24Bureau with Agencies