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Nagrota attack is Pak army chief's message to India: Singh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The terror attack at Nagrota in today is a "message" sent by Pakistan's newly appointed army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to India, former Home Secretary said.

"We need to take note of the fact that this is the (Pakistan) new Army chief sending a message. His policy will be same as followed by the predecessor...We (also) need to send across a message to him," he said.


"will hit back harder every time it is targeted," he said.

The BJP MP's remarks came after militants in police uniform attacked an Army artillery unit in Nagrota, killing three Army personnel, including an officer, and leaving several others injured.

Singh said continued to "bleed" through such terrorist attacks, adding that the recently conducted PoK surgical strike by the was not a "one-off" event.

"It was a statement of policy...Our policy is that we will hit you back every time you hit us. We will hit you back harder. So, I think a couple of more time we hit them back, it will certainly settle in their mind," he said.

The BJP leader added that needed to "follow up on its policy of imposing cost" and that the "Army should revisit the security procedure in general, particularly in

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