Srinagar, Sep 16 (PTI) 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 today.

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.

Ismail, the mastermind of the July 10 attack on a bus carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims which left eight yatris dead, and Qasim were killed by forces in a brief gunfight on Thursday.

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