India will remember for generations if Pakistan launches surgical strikes: General Raheel Sharif

Pakistani General Raheel Sharif said that their army was capable of teaching Indian forces a lesson.

By: PTI | Islamabad | Published:November 24, 2016 8:07 pm
pakistan surgical strikes, raheel sharif india, pakistan army chief, army chief pakistan, pakistan army india, indian army pakistan, pakistan india clashes, indo pak relations, border tension, cross border firing, india news General Raheel Sharif will end his three-year term as army chief on November 29. (Source: File Photo)

Pakistan on Thursday warned India that its “battle hardened” military is capable of responding to any aggression, with army chief General Raheel Sharif saying that if Pakistan ever launched surgical strikes, India would not be able to forget it for generations. “If Pakistan were to launch surgical strikes, India would not be able to forget it for generations to come,” General Sharif said just days before his scheduled retirement.

“India would be teaching its children as part of syllabus what a surgical strike means if Pakistan launched such strikes,” he said. He also dismissed India’s assertion that it had carried out surgical strikes in Pakistan. He said that Pakistan army was capable of teaching Indian forces a lesson.

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Addressing tribal elders after inaugurating a cricket stadium named after flamboyant cricketer Shahid Afridi in Khyber tribal region, the General confirmed he will be retiring on November 29 after a three-year term, as scheduled. He said he would dedicate his life after retirement for the welfare of the families of martyrs of the armed forces.

Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan will not tolerate “deliberate targeting” of civilians particularly children and women, ambulances and civilian transport. “Pakistan has exercised maximum restraint despite continuing ceasefire violations from Indian security forces along LoC,” he said at a cabinet meeting which reviewed the situation along the LoC.

“We will not tolerate the deliberate attack on innocent civilians,” he said. According to a statement issued by his office, Sharif said Kashmir issue “is an unfinished agenda of the partition” and vowed to continue support to the people of Kashmir. “We will never abandon our Kashmiri brethren in their freedom struggle,” he said.

The meeting re-affirmed Pakistan’s “political, diplomatic and moral support” to the people of Kashmir “in their just and legitimate struggle for the exercise of their right to self-determination in accordance with the UNSC resolutions”, his office said.

The meeting urged the international community to take note of the increasing number of civilian casualties. It also called upon the international community to play active role in diffusing the deteriorating security situation along the LoC. Air Force chief Marshal Sohail Aman also said Pakistan is not worried at all about any threat from India and its “battle hardened” military is capable of responding to any aggression.

“We are not worried about India at all,” he said, speaking at the 9th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar in Karachi. He said it is better if India showed restraint and solved the Kashmir issue to prevent escalation of tension. “India should show restraint and instead solve the issue of Kashmir as that would be better for them,” he said.

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    Jay Smith
    Nov 24, 2016 at 5:13 pm
    There is many a slip between the cup and the lip. Go in peace your time of warmongering is over.
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      Ikok
      Nov 24, 2016 at 2:59 pm
      A lions roar..
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        Bob
        Nov 25, 2016 at 1:56 pm
        And stan will not remember it even for next generation because it will cease to exist.
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          Dinesh
          Nov 25, 2016 at 7:40 am
          Here we go again ARSHE General Raheel barking come on then you son of B****** remember to bring your sulwar with you
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            farzi kumar
            Nov 24, 2016 at 7:01 pm
            Just days before surgical strike defence minister said "if we nuke india india ki pushten yaad rakhengi" and indian forces conducted surgical strike. lt;br/gt;..lt;br/gt;Now rahil sharif. lt;br/gt; lt;br/gt; lt;br/gt; lt;br/gt;i think s should prepare to face another ault.
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              Gopi Chand
              Nov 24, 2016 at 7:59 pm
              Barking Dogs Never Bite. Raheel Dog is set to retire hence more barking.
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                Rogue
                Nov 25, 2016 at 1:12 am
                The origin of the name stan is a reflection of their religion. It is a mirror image of the their miserable temporary existence. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;A portion of Punjab PA, portion of Kashmir KI, Sindh S, portion of Afghanistan T, portion of Baltistan AN. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Then they stole a full portion of BoseDK.
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                  Lovely
                  Nov 25, 2016 at 1:54 am
                  Pak in 71 was cut like lemon and soon may be cut like pastries.
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                    Lovely
                    Nov 24, 2016 at 3:48 pm
                    Pak is a living example of beggars.
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                      VP Joshi
                      Nov 25, 2016 at 3:48 am
                      He can of course teach a lesson to India. But when will he learn it first? You know how to cause a loss, learn instead to do something useful and constructive.
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                        Lumdheeng
                        Nov 25, 2016 at 6:04 am
                        Islam, as a religious system, is entirely of Satanic origin. The Devil is behind every aspect of it. It is a "monotheistic" form of the ancient moon worship. When Muslims circle the Kabah en m, the Devil is the true object of their worship. Islam to pagan Arabs is an excellent satanic counterfeit that has influenced 1/4 of the earth's potion. Islam is certainly the Devil's greatest challenge . Although Islam is a monotheistic religion, it is really a pagan religion reformed and repackaged into monotheism. Islam is paganism in monotheistic wrapping paper. Muhammad chose one god, from among hundreds of pagan gods, to be his one monotheistic god. "Islam is Polytheism with a monotheistic veil". "Islam is Repackaged Polytheism.
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                          Lumdheeng
                          Nov 24, 2016 at 2:57 pm
                          stan army that wear salwar kameez, even women of stan wears. Islam, as a religious system, is entirely of Satanic origin. The Devil is behind every aspect of it. It is a "monotheistic" form of the ancient moon worship that stan follows. When Muslims circle the Kabah en m, the Devil is the true object of their worship, that devil are in the minds of stanis
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                            pawan
                            Nov 24, 2016 at 5:17 pm
                            Well what to expect from a looser from the army of terrorists...a piglet will always remain a piglet and a begging nation will always remain a beggar country..
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                              Rizwan
                              Nov 25, 2016 at 4:08 am
                              I saw headline and can't stop laughing.
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                                MyTake
                                Nov 24, 2016 at 9:29 pm
                                Didn't you already tried that as recent as in Kargil then refused to accept dead bodies of your own man! lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Such is the extent to which i s t a n can go denying citizens right to its own citizen!
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                                  MyTake
                                  Nov 24, 2016 at 9:25 pm
                                  He wants to be one of those "Field Marshal" of stan who is looking for "Fields"!
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                                    MyTake
                                    Nov 25, 2016 at 1:55 am
                                    stan is a "Pak" "State" which is stilllt;br/gt;Looking for its ideny that it lost in history! lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Earlier it thought Arabs are its ancenstors! Faling to "resonate" with them, now it is looking for its ancestors in China who are likely to use its "adopted" children as body parts like they do with Falon Gong!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;In its hate for true ancestry, now, when Indian cinema is banned in stan, it is trying to identify itself with Iran and Turky by importing movies from them! lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Mr. General, first find out what is your true ideny so you know who you are fighting for!
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                                      Piyush
                                      Nov 25, 2016 at 3:54 am
                                      Yupp..we do read in history book about your surgical covert strike at Kargil...but then you didn't take your dead back !!!lt;br/gt;Y man ?? Are you ashamed of your non state mujahedeen soldiers ?? Are not you ashamed still ??
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                                        Shafted mohammed
                                        Nov 24, 2016 at 11:44 pm
                                        Delusions are a common occurrence when you smoke weed and one tends to hallucinate and blabber nonsense.
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                                          Shafted mohammed
                                          Nov 24, 2016 at 6:44 pm
                                          Yeh bakwas char phuston se sunate aye hai. Kuchh Garda ya jigar ho to kar ke dikhao.
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                                            RR
                                            Nov 25, 2016 at 11:03 am
                                            Why these porki General wear a lot of medals? Ridiculous, isn't it... They lost 4 wars.
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