Martyr Hemraj's family revolt, want his head back

Jan 13, 2013, 09:24 IST | Agencies

Martyred soldier Lance Naik Hemraj's family along with several people of his village Shernagar in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, sat on hunger strike yesterday demanding the soldier's head to be bought back

The Army had confirmed on Wednesday that two of its soldiers were first shot dead by Pakistani troops and then beheaded, and that the head of one of the soldiers had not been found.

People protest against the brutal killing of martyred soldier Lance Naik Hemraj

The inhuman and barbaric act of mutilation and violation of ceasefire has erupted tension across the border and has given way to several questions that the late soldier’s family need answers to.

India had summoned the Pakistani High Commissioner Salman Bashir to lodge its protest over the killing.

Political parties, mainly the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have called for tough action against Pakistan. 

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