Parrikar lauds armed forces for giving befitting reply to enemy at LoC

| Updated: Dec 12, 2016 23:32 IST

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Dec. 12 (ANI): Lauding the valour of the armed forces, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said getting rid of the enemy is utmost patriotism and said the jawans are giving a befitting reply at the Line of Control. "I have told many soldiers that sacrifice is important, but killing enemies is more important," Parrikar said. Appreciating the Army for safeguarding the country from any external harm, Parrikar said the Indian Army has given a befitting reply to the ceasefire violations from the other side of the border. "The way our forces have been working since a few days, it has reduced tension on the border to an extent. The two to three successful attempts of the army have resulted in no report of disruption or ceasefire violation in the last 11 days," Parrikar said while addressing the BJP's 'Parivartan rally' here. As per reports, 286 incidents of ceasefire violations have taken place since the surgical strikes were conducted by the Indian Army across the LoC on September 28 to destroy terror launch pads. (ANI)