Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday summoned Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale to protest against the killing of two of their soldiers in 'cross-border firing.'
Pakistan is said to have strongly condemned the 'unprovoked firing' across Line of Control (LoC), Geo TV reported quoting Foreign Office sources. A protest note has also been handed over to the top Indian diplomat in Pakistan by Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry.
Pakistan has warned India of giving a befitting response to any aggression and said that such acts will not go unpunished.
"Pakistan strongly condemns unprovoked ceasefire violations at LoC by Indian forces, which is a continuation of a pattern of cease fire violations committed by the Indian forces. The valiant Armed Forces of Pakistan have given and will continue to give a befitting response to any aggression," said a Foreign Office statement.
"We can assure India that any such aggression will not go unanswered or unpunished. Pakistan is ready to defend its people and territory from any Indian aggression or Indian State sponsored terrorism on Pakistani soil," the statement added.
Indian Army on Thursday revealed that 'surgical strikes' across the LoC were conducted to destroy terror launch pads.