Tuesday , February 20 2018

Indian misadventure to get befitting response: Gen Bajwa

Islamabad: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday while visiting the Line of Control (LOC) has said that any Indian aggression or misadventure shall always  get a befitting response, ISPR  statement said.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)  statement, Gen Bajwa visited the Line of Control  and Working Boundary in Khuiratta and Ratta Arayan sectors on Monday and appreciated effective and a responsible response of Pakistani troops to Indian unprovoked firing and high morale of troops and civilians.  “Our commitment to abide by the ceasefire agreement of 2003 should never be misconstrued as response limitation,” he said.

Hailing the heroic determination of the local population, he gave directions for enhanced protective measures including the construction of more community shell protection shelters, said the ISPR.

Local commanders briefed the COAS about the Indian ceasefire violations, specifically the targeting of civil population across the Line of Control and Working Boundary. Commander Rawalpindi Corps, Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza, Commander Gujranwala Corps, Lieutenant General Amir Abbasi were also present during the visit.

Later, General Bajwa visited CMH Sialkot to meet injured citizens due to recent Indian shelling.

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