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Imran Khan asks Pak to be ready for 'all eventualities' after India strikes

Relations between the historic arch-rivals has been extremely tense since a suicide car bombing, claimed by the Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed, on Feb. 14 in Kashmir killed 40 members

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Before knocking on the IMF’s door, Pakistan PM Imran Khan in a futile effort had sought help from China and Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reuters

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India said its fighter jets destroyed a major terrorist camp in Pakistan in the worst escalation between the nuclear-armed rivals since 2001, in an incident that Islamabad has described as a "grave aggression."

More than 300 people were killed in the air strikes at the camp belonging to terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed that has trained suicide bombers, according to an Indian official speaking on condition of anonymity.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the armed forces and citizens to "remain prepared for all eventualities."

A statement released from his office today notes Pakistan would respond "at the time and place

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 6:12 PM IST

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