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300 militants in Pakistan ready to enter India: Northern Command Army Chief

Lt Gen Devraj Anbu said Pak army had a direct role in planning terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir

IANS  |  Jammu 

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More than 300 militants are waiting across the (LoC) in to infiltrate into India, the said on Wednesday, adding that the played a key role in planning terror attacks in

Lt Gen told the media at the of the Army's Northern Command: "(A total of) 185-220 terrorists in the south and 190-225 terrorists in the north of Peer Panjal are ... ready for infiltration."

The said the had a direct role in planning terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, which is divided between and Pakistan.

Asked about possible Indian retaliation against the terror attack on the camp in the state, he said, "Operating along the LoC is quite complex and challenging. I do not feel that we really need to do tit for tat."

He added: "We plan our strategy and we will continue with this."

Speaking on ceasefire violations by Pakistan, he said 192 Pakistani soldiers were killed in Indian retaliation.

"They admitted only six or seven deaths in two incidents, but our sources said that number is big," he said.

First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 18:11 IST
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