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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif condemns India’s strikes along LoC

The statements come minutes after the Director General of Military Operation (DGMO) confirmed that the Indian Army had conducted surgical strikes along the LoC.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 29, 2016 6:35 pm
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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army along the LoC. News agency ANI quoted him as saying, “We condemn this attack, our desire for peace should not be interpreted as our weakness”.

“We are ready for the safety and defence of our country,” said Nawaz Sharif.

“Strongly condemned the unprovoked and naked aggression of Indian forces resulting in martyrdom of two Pakistan soldiers along LoC,” the Pakistan PM added.

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The statements come minutes after the Director General of Military Operation (DGMO) confirmed that the Indian Army had conducted surgical strikes along the LoC. Earlier, it was reported that Pakistani troops Wednesday targeted Indian positions with small firearms along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Earlier this month, 19 Indian soldiers were killed in a terror attack at an Army camp in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir.  It lead to increased tensions along the Line of Control between the countries amid tensions in the Kashmir valley following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. The attack also drew much international attention towards tensions between India and Pakistan.

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    Avinash
    Sep 29, 2016 at 4:08 pm
    You are right if this strik are fake than Osama operation were also fake
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      Sandy Seth
      Sep 29, 2016 at 2:41 pm
      lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;This was conducted properly, with stan's army informed of the operation beforehand. No reaaonable person could expect India to allow these terror cells to continue. No reasonable person could expect stan not to understand that India had to protect its one people from cross border operations particuarly when stan did not itself act to stop these terrorist cells.
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        Satendra kumar
        Sep 29, 2016 at 7:51 am
        Surgical strike needed for sending clear message to terrorist groups that INDIA doesn't need innocent killing or distruption on it's territories.
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          Murti
          Sep 29, 2016 at 7:33 am
          If not surgical strike, what you were expecting ?
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            MyTake
            Sep 29, 2016 at 7:40 am
            If it is only 2, 17 more to go!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;If you ask for it who can stop it?
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