Indian Army launched surgical strike on terror launch pads on the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) Wednesday night.
Director General Military Operations (DGMO) Lt Gen Ranbir Singh in a joint press conference with Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Vikas Swarup in New Delhi Thursday said, “Indian Army conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads on the LoC, significant casualties have been caused. Despite our persistent urging to Pak to not allow territory under its control to not be used for terrorist activities nothing was done.”
Ranbir Singh said that he had talked to the Pakistan DGMO and shared India’s concerns.
“A matter of serious concern that there has been continuing infiltration on LoC. India has proof of Pak terrorists involved in attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. Almost 20 infiltration attempts have been foiled by the Indian Army successfully this year. During these terrorist attacks and infilteration attempts, we have recovered items including Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and stooges which have had Pakistani markings,” Singh said.
“This is reflected in the terror attacks in Poonch and Uri on September 11 and 18 respectively. Despite our persistent urging to Pakistan to not allow territory under its control to not be used for terrorist activities nothing was done,” Singh added.
Indian Army on Thursday hit back and targeted several Pakistani posts after the firing from Pakistani side. The Indian soldiers also neutralised several Pakistani posts along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday.
At least two army men were killed in the 'massive' retaliation by the Indian Army to the unprovked firing by Pakistani troops over the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.
The exchange of fire took place in the Bhimber, Hot Spring, Kel and Lipa sectors, and lasted about six hours early on Thursday, the Pakistani military's press wing said in a statement.
"Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing on the LoC in Bhimber, Hotspring Kel and Lipa sectors," the ISPR statement said.
There is a strong sentiment against neighbours Pakistan who have been severely lambasted for sponsoring terrorism in the Kashmir Valley. The recent spate of attacks in Pathankot, Punch and Uri have led to a complete change in India’s foreign policy towards Pakistan.
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