New Delhi, October 20: Indian National Congress leader Akhilesh Singh on Sunday targeted the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Speaking on Indian Army's crackdown on terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), Singh said, "Under Modi Ji's government, whenever there's an election in a big state, the pattern of surgical strike is formed. Now, politics will be done on surgical strike to divert attention from real issues." Pakistan Summons New Delhi's Envoy Gaurav Ahluwalia After Indian Army Pounds 4 Terror Launch Pads in PoK.
The army on Sunday launched attacks on terror camps located inside PoK in which at least four Pakistan Army soldiers were killed and several were injured, sources said. This was a retaliation to the ceasefire violation by Pakistan, in which two soldiers and a civilian were killed. Three people were also wounded in the attack. Jammu and Kashmir: Two Jawans Martyred, One Civilian Killed After Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Kupwara’s Tangdhar Sector.
Congress' Akhilesh Singh on Indian Army used artillery guns to target terrorist camps in PoK: Under Modi ji’s govt, whenever there's election in a big state,pattern of surgical strike is formed. Now,politics will be done on surgical strike to divert attention from real issues pic.twitter.com/5pH1oK0lX4
— ANI (@ANI) October 20, 2019
Army posts of Pakistan were targeted in the artillery gun attack launched by the Indian troops that resulted in several injuries in the cross-border region. As per IANS sources, the attack said the attacks upon the terror launch pads were in retaliation to the support provided by Pakistan Army to push terrorists into Indian territory. The army had used artillery guns to target the terrorist camps.
The developments come a day before Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat are slated to visit Ladakh for opening a strategic bridge near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China along the Leh-Karakoram road.
Last time, the defence forces hit on terror launch pads was in February 2019 after Jaish terror strike in Pulwama. The Air Force had targeted Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot.
(With IANS Inputs)