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Pak will give 'befitting response' to India's act of aggression: Raheel Sharif

AP
Published Oct 6, 2016, 3:34 pm IST
Updated Oct 6, 2016, 3:35 pm IST
He also asked the international community to condemn what he called India's ‘insinuations and fabrications’ about Pakistan.
Pakistan's Army chief General Raheel Sharif. (Photo: AP)
 Pakistan's Army chief General Raheel Sharif. (Photo: AP)

Islamabad: Pakistan's army chief has lashed out at India, warning the neighbour that any act of aggression from New Delhi will not go unpunished as tensions spike between the two countries over the Kashmir issue.

General Raheel Sharif says Pakistan's armed forces will react with a "befitting response" to such a move.

 

In speech on Thursday, he also asked the international community to condemn what he called India's "insinuations and fabrications" about Pakistan, which he said has made "unparalleled contributions in the global fight against terrorism."

His remarks came more than a week after India carried out surgical strikes along Line of Control in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and destroyed "terrorist launching pads" used by Pakistan-backed militants.

Pakistan said it was routine cross-border fire that killed two Pakistani soldiers.

 

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