Armed forces fully prepared to respond any Indian aggression: DG ISPR

Armed forces fully prepared to respond any Indian aggression: DG ISPR

Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Armed Forces of Pakistan are fully prepared to respond to all kind of provocation from India and to respond to any aggressive designs of the enemy.

Addressing a news conference on Monday, Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry said India has committed 56 ceasefire violations since January this year and during these infringements, Pakistan shot down six spy quadcopters of India. He said India is involved in spreading false and unfounded propaganda of infiltration and technical air violations against Pakistan to achieve a particular political agenda of the rulers of New Delhi.

The DG said that we have always cooperated with the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan and arranged a number of visits of the UNMOGIP, international media and the Secretary General of the OIC to the Line of Control. He, however, said India has not taken any initiative like this to hide the ground realities in the Occupied Kashmir from the international community.

Talking about the situation along the western borders, Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry said a surge in the attempts to harm the law and order situation in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been witnessed in last few months. However, the armed forces, police and Law Enforcement Agencies are fully active to foil designs of the foes of the country. He said the armed forces are fully focused to ensure internal and border security and they are playing a cardinal role in breaking terrorists' networks.

The military spokesperson said handlers and masterminds of terrorists are also being exposed. He said Police Lines Peshawar Mosque attack was conducted by a member of the Jamat-e-Ahrar at the whims of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan. He said the suicide bomber, who executed this attack was an Afghan national. Similarly, all the three perpetrators of attack on Karachi Police office were killed in a retaliatory action by the security forces.

The ISPR Chief further said that 137 officers and personnel of the security forces embraced martyrdom in fight against terrorism this year. He said our war against terrorism will continue till the elimination of last terrorism from Pakistan.