Thu, Oct 27, 2016 | updated 06:32 AM IST

Pakistan should learn lesson from surgical strike, says Nirmal Singh

Updated: Sep 29, 2016 20:45 IST

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept. 29 (ANI): Appreciating the surgical operation carried out by the Indian Army, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Thursday hoped that Pakistan would learn a lesson from it.

"We hope that Pakistan will learn something from this incident, as India is now not going to tolerate all these nonsense anymore," said Singh.

He said the people residing near the Line of Control (LoC) has been moved to safer place in view of the prevailing tension, while adding that the army is fully prepared to handle the situation in case of any escalation.

Meanwhile, people residing in Poonch and Kathua districts of Jammu and Kashmir and border districts of Ferozepur, Fazilka, Amritsar, Taran Tarn, Gurdaspur and Pathankot in Punjab have been shifted to safer places.

Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh earlier said the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes on seven terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC), which was ready to carry out terrorists strikes in Jammu and Kashmir and various other metros in our country around midnight.

Lt. Gen. Singh that the operation of the Indian Army was basically focussed to ensure that the terrorists do not succeed in their design of infiltration and carry out destruction endangering the lives of citizens of the nation.

Lt. Gen. Singh further said that he spoke with the Pakistani DGMO and expressed New Delhi's concern and meanwhile, shared information over the operation conducted by the Indian Army.

Elucidating the involvement of Pakistan in the recent infiltration bids and terrorist strikes the DGMO said the captured terrorists have confessed that they were trained by the Asian neighbour. (ANI)