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Pulwama attack: Imran speaking Jaish-e-Mohammad's language, says Congress

Khan assured India that he would act against the perpetrators of the Pulwama terror attack if New Delhi shares "actionable intelligence"

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Imran Khan
Imran Khan

The on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Khan's statement on the terror attack in which the cricketer-turned-politician warned against any "revenge" retaliatory action, saying he was speaking the "Jaish-e-Mohammad's language".

Khan on Tuesday assured India that he would act against the perpetrators of the terror attack if New Delhi shares "actionable intelligence", but warned against any "revenge" retaliatory action.

Forty (CRPF) personnel were killed when a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Jammu and Kashmir's district on February 14.

In a video message to the nation, Khan responded to the Indian allegations on Pakistan's involvement in the attack in last Thursday.

"Regrettable and shameful -- Prime Minister Khan is still speaking Jaish-e-Mohammad's language," Congress' chief spokesperson said.

"Do not forget that Mrs. Indira Gandhi and the Army in 1971 had broken into two and liberated Bangladesh, as well as 91,000 Pakistani soldiers had surrendered to the Indian Army in Dhaka," he tweeted.

First Published: Tue, February 19 2019. 19:30 IST
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