FILE PHOTO: Soldiers examine the site of an explosion in Pulwama district in February Photo: Reuters/file
A senior Pakistani minister on Thursday admitted that Pakistan was responsible for the Pulwama terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 that killed 40 CRPF personnel and brought the two countries to the brink of a war.
Fawad Chaudhry, science and technology minister in the Imran Khan government, made the statement in the National Assembly, following a top Opposition leader’s comment in the House that “legs were shaking and forehead perspiring" at a meeting of Pakistan's top leaders, including Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, wherein Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi pleaded to release Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.
“Humne Hindustan ko ghus ke maara (We hit India in their home). Our success in Pulwama is a success of
First Published: Oct 29 2020 | 11:03 PM IST