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Pakistan frustrated as it can't push militants into J&K: Governor

IANS  |  Jammu 

said on Saturday is getting frustrated as it cannot push militants into the state.

Speaking to media on the sidelines of a function in winter capital Jammu, Malik said Indian forces are appropriately responding to provocation from Pakistan, but these things do not get reported in the media.

"Our forces are responding appropriately to any provocation, but the news does not come here.

"is frustrated because it is not able to push in infiltrators. was against the panchayat polls and is now unhappy over its successful conclusion", Malik said.

Referring to Friday's killing of an and a soldier in an improvised (IED) explosion in district, the said, "Such acts demonstrate Pakistan's frustration".

The said that there is complete peace in the Valley and that security forces are defeating the designs of the militants with the support of the people.

Replying to a question on the resignation of who intends to join politics, the Governor said it would have been good if he had continued in his service. He, however, wished him well.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 18:14 IST
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