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‘We have right to retaliate,’ says Pakistan, after India strikes Jaish camp in PoK; Imran Khan calls meeting

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 February 2019, 16:09 IST

Hours after India’s air strikes at Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camp in Balakot in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Reacting to the IAF’s strike, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said we have right to retaliate. Meanwhile, Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan called for an emergency meeting to the situation.

“First, they committed aggression against Pakistan today. It is a violation of the LoC. I consider it a violation of the LoC, and Pakistan his right to give a suitable response in self-defence,” Qureshi told reporters after an “emergency meeting” with high-level officials at the Foreign Office (FO) for consultations

Pakistan's National Security Committee (NSC) after a meeting chaired by Pakistan PM Imran Khan today said, “India has committed uncalled for aggression to which Pakistan shall respond at the time and place of its choosing.”

Asking Pakistani’s to remain calm, Qureshi said, “Nation should not be worried over the Indian act as the defenders of the country are fully prepared to respond to any misadventure.”

After 14 February deadly attack in Pulwama in which over 40 CRPF men were killed, Indian Air Force conducted a major operation across LoC and have blown the terror camps of Jaish-e-Mohammad. Indian Air force Jets dropped 1000 kgs bombs at Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Tuesday morning. Opposition leaders in India, including Rahul Gandhi congratulated the Indian Air Force on the strike.

Also read: ‘Country in safe hands,’ says PM Modi hours after IAF strikes Jaish camp in PoK

First published: 26 February 2019, 16:09 IST
 
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