India rejects Pakistan media ‘baseless’ report on surgical strikes

India's surgical strikes: MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup strongly refuted the Pakistani media's report on surgical strikes calling it 'concocted' and 'baseless' in a statement.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 19, 2016 5:23 pm
india surgical strike, pakistan surgical strike, pakistan media surgical strike, surgical strike india, vikas swarup surgical strike, india pakistan surgical strike, pakistan denies surgical strike, india news, indian express news Surgical strikes: Reacting to the Pakistani article on surgical strikes, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said that it was completely “concocted and baseless.” (Express photo)

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday rubbished a report published by a Pakistani newspaper which said that Indian foreign secretary admitted to the army not conducting any surgical strikes along the Line of Control on September 29.

According to the report published in The News International, Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar denied the surgical strike in a meeting with Dr Martin Ney, German Ambassador to India. It said the information was shared by German authorities during an official meeting with Pakistan embassy officials in Berlin.

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MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup however strongly refuted the report calling it ‘concocted’ and ‘baseless’ in a statement.

“The German ambassador D Martin Ney was in the group of foreign envoys briefed by the Foreign Secretary on September 29 on the Surgical Strikes. They have had no further conversation since on this subject.”

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    Prateik
    Oct 14, 2016 at 7:11 am
    Surgical report is rubbish/Fake by a Fske Modi. Even though I am a brahmin, I totally don't believe the story.
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      SubbuI
      Oct 14, 2016 at 4:56 am
      EDENOUGH WATER HAS FLOWN OVER surgical STRIKE BRIDGE. NOW STOP AND LET NALYAK NMODI CONCENTRATE ON KASHIIR PROBLEM. LIKE UN ATTENDED CANGRENED LIMB YOU LEAVE KASHMIR ISSUE THE DAY MAY COME YOU GOT TO AMPUTE THE LIMB. lt;br/gt;WE DON'T KNOW WHY THE KEEP ON DIGGING THE ATTACK AFTER ONE AFTER OTHER PRACTICALLY FOR LAST 15 DAYS. BJP WANTED TO MAKE THIS ELECTION ISSUE AND THESE PSUEDO NATIONALIST MUST STOP THE NONSENSE
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        SubbuI
        Oct 14, 2016 at 6:03 am
        Typos in my below comment :-lt;br/gt;ENOUGH NOT EDENOUGHlt;br/gt;GANGERENE NOT CANGERENE
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          khodsal
          Oct 14, 2016 at 8:08 am
          are people stupid who doubt on surgical strike? India wanting to become superpower could not just update 25 countries about surgical strike if it never happened. People who can not digest success of Modi Goverment could only say this non-sense
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            Rajesh
            Oct 14, 2016 at 7:40 am
            Being brahmin do not allow you to not honour OBC PM. He is PM not OBC or SC or General or Minority. There are good brahmin also like Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Only Brahmin who belongs to Congress and Communist like Mani shankar Ayar and Lambudripad they believe in diving society on basis of caste and religion, Modi jee believes in "Sabka sath Sabka Vikas". I am so called Dalit, but nobody has right to demean my efforts just because I am a dalit. Now divide and rule politics of Secular junks will not work
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              avi
              Oct 14, 2016 at 5:57 am
              If nothing had happened Porkis would not be resorting to border shooting,cyber attacks and tactical nuclear device threats,all with an overdrive !
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                DEEPAK PALAN
                Oct 15, 2016 at 3:32 pm
                If there was no attacks , why did stani military establishment have an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis post surgical strikes Why, your well known "freedom fighter of Kashmir" Mr HAFIZ, reacted angrily, "if there were no attacks". All this point to only one of the following possibilities only .1st possibility : the attack did take place 2nd possibility stan establishment "panicked" on a mere rumor. Since the 2nd option cannot be true as Khans are known to be brave, the first option must be true.
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                  DD
                  Oct 14, 2016 at 5:32 am
                  ever noticed generals having medals on their unform..lt;br/gt;best part is stan has never won a war..lt;br/gt;it seems the generals get medals based on who runs away from the battlefield and reaches home first..lt;br/gt;ha ha ha ha
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                    maz
                    Oct 14, 2016 at 8:02 am
                    How about Kargil ? Were you born then ?
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                      maz
                      Oct 14, 2016 at 8:01 am
                      lol typical comment. What does being brahmin have to do with Modi ? He is not brahmin - but obviously piglets from stan won't know. Surgical strikes totally demolished stani army's bravado and exposed them as weak while terrorist friends of stan were slaughtered enme. That's why after "no surgical strikes" Nawaz Sharif held a cabinet meeting with army chief right - to discuss "nothing" ?
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                        garan
                        Oct 14, 2016 at 5:50 am
                        Indian army operation is stealthy ..so stan not notice anything..cannot blame them..let them say as they like..lt;br/gt;Important thing is job is done..
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                          lafanga
                          Oct 14, 2016 at 7:03 am
                          I can confirm that there was an Indian surgical strike. It was done on Sept 4th by nurses of Delhi hospitals LOL
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                            indian
                            Oct 15, 2016 at 10:09 pm
                            I did it..... but i have no proof. Yes, i did it in dream. So, how i give you proof. lt;br/gt;Government is simply making fool.
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                              Jayyed
                              Oct 14, 2016 at 10:49 pm
                              Keep thinking of logics! It is now proved without doubt. There was NO surgical strike. The reasons that Indian govt is giving to fool its own citizens and the world are laughable. Its like saying, "I say I hit you and I told so to everybody and I have proof also, but see I'm not going to give it to anyone, even own people because it will pressurize you and tension will escalate." The Indians are openly questioning the false claim and are being labelled as traitors for that. What a joke! The w stan considers this done and dusted. The international media has been taken there and their subsequent coverage clearly shows what they have seen refutes indian claim. I pity the people being fooled by a hateful PM.
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                                Jayyed
                                Oct 14, 2016 at 10:47 pm
                                Now proved without doubt. There was NO surgical strike. The reasons that Indian govt is giving to fool its own citizens and the world are laughable. Its like saying, "I say I hit you and I told so to everybody and I have proof also, but see I'm not going to give it to anyone, even own people because it will pressurize you and tension will escalate."lt;br/gt;The Indians are openly questioning the false claim and are being labelled as traitors for that. What a joke! The w stan considers this done and dusted. The international media has been taken there and their subsequent coverage clearly shows what they have seen refutes indian claim. I pity the hateful Muslim killer PM.
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                                  jacob
                                  Oct 14, 2016 at 6:19 am
                                  Indian army if convinced that it has done what it needs to be done.Then no need to accept or rebut stan.lt;br/gt;Just say to media that we do not have to waste convincing stan.lt;br/gt;If they feel nothing happened so be it.
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                                    Mayur Panghaal
                                    Oct 14, 2016 at 4:08 am
                                    The army issued statemwnt that they had handed over footage of surgical strikes to govt and tht it was now the govts call to release it.lt;br/gt;Why on earth will an army say such things unless they want to protect themselves from action if any other govt comes into power later.
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                                      Mayur Panghaal
                                      Oct 14, 2016 at 4:06 am
                                      You call their report baseless and they call yours a lie.lt;br/gt;Whats the difference ?lt;br/gt;What is claimed without evidence will be denied without evidence.lt;br/gt;Give gps co-ordinates if you have nothing to hide.ppl can spot a bluff
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                                        muhammad ali
                                        Oct 14, 2016 at 8:04 am
                                        Yes there was operation from Indian army..
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                                          Nafu
                                          Oct 14, 2016 at 7:47 am
                                          w the world is saying this.. there were no surgical strike ! No proof.. India os not capable to carry out any kind of surgical strike...
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                                            nirmal
                                            Oct 14, 2016 at 7:58 am
                                            sad to se few traitors.... Who believes politics first, then think abt nation.
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