New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament adjourned till noon after opposition protested the killing of five Indian Army soldiers along the Line of Control in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir.
The opposition parties demanded a statement from the Prime Minister on the issue.
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said any leader who makes a statement on behalf of the government has to answer all questions on the issue.
Five Indian soldiers were killed in an ambush by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District late on Monday night.
Television reports said Pakistani troops entered India to carry out the attack.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah confirmed the news of the death of the five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control that separates India from Pakistan on Tuesday morning via micro-blogging site Twitter.
"Was briefed early this morning about news that five of our soldiers had been killed on the LOC. My heartfelt condolences to their next of kin," Abdullah tweeted. (ANI)