Pakistan will have to pay for misadventure in Kashmir: Defence Minister

No Islamabad hand in Sunjwan attack don't dare cross LoC Pakistan warns India

No Islamabad hand in Sunjwan attack don't dare cross LoC Pakistan warns India

Kashmir, the Himalayan region divided between India and Pakistan is claimed by both in full.

She said the operations entailed a search of 26 blocks and safe evacuation of families from 189 residential flats.

The Defence Minister said she is analysing the situation closely and will definitely come out with a solution.

Earlier on Monday morning the CRPF men foiled a "possible Fidayeen attack" on their camp and opened fire on suspected militants who were trying to enter into the premises. This happened two days after suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed militants attacked the Sunjuwan Army camp in Jammu. 3 terrorists have been eliminated. "The demography of the cantonment and the adjoining area indicates the possibility of local support to the terrorists".

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In a statement issued on Monday before the Indian defense minister's press conference, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry accused India of "making irresponsible statements and leveling unfounded allegations, even before any proper investigation in any incident has been initiated".

Evidence collected will be handed over to Pakistan.

"Pakistan is expanding the arc of terror... resorting to ceasefire violations to assist infiltration", Sitharaman said.

Late Sunday, government troops ended the attack by militants that began at dawn Saturday when they stormed the Sunjuwan army base on the outskirts of Jammu.

Para said that when Mufti mentions dialogue, she refers to a more extensive debate that is not limited to peace but also trade talks, as the people in the state are the worst victims of the conflict.

Shiv Dev Singh Jamwal, the police chief for Jammu, announced the high alert in the region after the attack that also resulted in 10 further injuries.

"Pakistan will have to pay for this misadventure", she told media.

Pakistan Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan on Tuesday warned that any aggression from New Delhi will be met with an equal and proportionate response. She assured that the government will continue to thwart Pakistan sponsored terror and a counter-terrorism plan has already been put into action. "I compliment the valour of our fearless soldiers".

Mehbooba Mufti, who governs Jammu & Kashmir as the chief minister of a coalition that includes Modi's BJP, on Monday urged India and Pakistan to hold talks.

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