Jaipur, Sep 15: South Western Command chief Lt Gen. Cherish Mathson said Saturday the Army personnel dragged bodies of militants instead of picking them up as they could be booby-trapped.
The comment comes after a video of army men dragging a dead Jaish-e-Mohamme
This followed an encounter in which three militants were killed and 12 security personnel injured in the state’s Reasi district on Thursday.
“Militants tie IEDs ( improvised explosive devices) and grenades around their bodies and there is a threat to army men if they pick up the body. It is a drill of the army to drag the body with ropes to save themselves from activated IEDs or other explosives,” Mathson said on the sidelines of a press conference on Haifa Day celebrations. PTI.