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Army takes note of video showing troops dishonouring militants’ bodies

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Srinagar : The Army has taken cognisance of a video showing troops dishonouring the bodies of two Lashkar- e-Taiba (LeT) militants killed in an encounter, a spokesperson said on Saturday, reports PTI.

The two militants, LeT commander Abu Ismail and his associate Abu Qasim, were killed in Aribagh area of Nowgam on the outskirts of the city here Thursday.

A video in which soldiers can be seen trampling over the bodies went viral on social media. The video shows bodies being dragged from the site of the encounter into a lane.


“Army has taken cognisance of the video and suitable action will follow,” said Srinagar-based Defence spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia.