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Arun Jaitley says Indian forces ‘fully ready’, responding to every ceasefire violation

Jaitley said Pakistan has been trying to create tension in both the International Border and Line of Control (LoC).

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Published: October 6, 2014 2:17 pm

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday deplored the ceasefire violations by Pakistan and said the Indian armed forces were “fully ready” and are responding to each of these provocations from across the border.

He told Pakistan that it should realise that the kind of environment it was generating between the two countries was certainly not going to help in normalising relations.

Reacting to the continuous ceasefire violations, the minister said Pakistan has been trying to create tension in both the International Border and Line of Control (LoC).

“This is resulting in a series of ceasefire violations as a result of which innocent civilians have lost their lives. Pakistan must realise that the kind of environment it is
generating between the two countries is certainly not going to help in normalising relations. The onus of creating a positive environment is on Pakistan which is utterly failing to do so.

“Let everybody be assured that our armed forces and para-military forces are fully ready and they are responding to each of these provocations from Pakistan,” Jaitley said.

In one of the worst ceasefire violations by Pakistan, five villagers were killed and 29 people injured on Monday morning  in heavy mortar shelling and firing from across the international border and LoC in Jammu and Poonch sectors.

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    Gaurav
    Oct 6, 2014 at 5:22 pm
    "Nuclear Stalemate" or else .....@#%&*.....!!!!
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      gsc_999
      Oct 6, 2014 at 5:34 pm
      Disappointed in Jaitley! He is the same old, reactive and timid like Manmohan Singh govt."Fully ready," for what. Indians are loosing life, when will that readiness translate to action. We spent Billions in arms for what, this shows incompetence and lack of understanding of how an army should be run.
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        said_so
        Oct 6, 2014 at 4:03 pm
        what the heck are you doing NOW? 6 people are dead and multiple injured, all you are doing is talking. Take some action.
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          JP
          Oct 6, 2014 at 2:45 pm
          It does not feel like any action is taken against terrorists of Zionist islam republic of stan.
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            madan gupta
            Oct 6, 2014 at 11:08 pm
            Shut up your mouth, just stay in hospital and die. Does India needs a sick, cripple,d defence minister? He could not even win election and was forced on people as DM, like MMS who never faced the election. Bring a healthy, matured DM to kick the Pak, who killed many innocent Indians. Pak is the CHOTA BHAI of U MULAYAM , put a red hot iron rod in his bottom.
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