Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (Feb 15) has threatened Pakistan for terror attack on Pulwama and said “those behind the terrorist attack in Pulwama will have to pay a “heavy price” adding that “India will give a strong reply for Kashmir attack”.
“The terrorists…they have made a big mistake. You will have to pay a very heavy price…I assure everyone that the forces behind the attack…we will bring them to justice,” PM Modi said in an address in Delhi after chairing a top level security meeting with senior ministers.
At least 44 Indian paramilitary police have been killed and dozens injured in a bomb blast on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, Occupied Kashmir, Thursday (Feb 14). According to reports, the blast occurred about 15:15 local time (09:45 GMT) a car carrying between 300 and 350kg (660-770lb) of explosives struck a convoy of about 70 vehicles that was carrying about 2,500 troops to the Kashmir Valley.
Earlier Pakistan’s ministry of foreign affairs on Thursday (Feb 14) in an official statement said “We have always condemned heightened acts of violence in the Valley. We strongly reject any insinuation by elements in the Indian government and media circles that seek to link the attack to the State of Pakistan without investigations”.
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17 November, 2019