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Prime Minister Imran Khan questioned India's allegations against Pakistan over Pulwama attack, says Islamabad wants stability not terror

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The suicide bombing was masterminded by Jaish-e-Mohammed and Pakistan's ISI, a senior Army officer said on Tuesday, five days after 40 personnel were killed in one of the deadliest terror attacks in the Valley.

Corps Commander Lt Gen K J S Dhillon of the Chinar Corps said this in a joint press conference by IG Kashmir S P Pani and IG Zulfiqar Hasan. He also said he requested mothers of Kashmiri militants to persuade their sons to surrender.' "Anyone who picks up the gun will be eliminated," the officer said. According to Dhillon, security forces had been tracking the top leadership of the since the February 14 bombing in south Kashmir's district.

"We have eliminated the top commander who carried out the attack," Dhillon said.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan questioned India's allegations against over Pulwama attack, says Islamabad wants stability not terror.

On Monday, three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, including 'Kamran', who was suspected to be linked to the February 14 on convoy, were killed in a fierce 16-hour encounter, in which an Army major and four security forces personnel lost their lives in south Kashmir.

The bloody gun battle left a civilian dead in the crossfire, besides injuries to Deputy Inspector General of Police (South Kashmir) Amit Kumar, a Brigadier, a Lt Colonel, a Major and four other ranks of the Army unit which carried the operation in the Pinglan area of Pulwama district, 12 km from Thursday's audacious attack on CRPF personnel which left 40 jawans dead.
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