300 militants in Pakistan ready to enter India, claims Army

Lt Gen Devraj Anbu told the media at the Udhampur headquarters of the Army''s Northern Command: "(A total of) 185-220 militants in the south and 190-225 militants in the north of Peer Panjal are ... ready for infiltration."

Indo-Asian News Service
Jammu, Publish Date: Feb 14 2018 4:28PM | Updated Date: Feb 14 2018 4:28PM
300 militants in Pakistan ready to enter India, claims Army300 militants in Pakistan ready to enter India, claims Army (File pic)

More than 300 militants are waiting across the Line of Control (LoC) to infiltrate into India, the Army claimed on Wednesday, adding that the "Pakistan Army played a key role in planning attacks in Jammu and Kashmir."

Lt Gen Devraj Anbu told the media at the Udhampur headquarters of the Army's Northern Command: "(A total of) 185-220 militants in the south and 190-225 militants in the north of Peer Panjal are ... ready for infiltration."

The officer claimed the "Pakistan Army had a direct role in planning attacks in Jammu and Kashmir", which is divided between India and Pakistan.

Asked about possible Indian retaliation against the attack on the Sunjuwan Army camp in the state, he said, "Operating along the LoC is quite complex and challenging. I do not feel that we really need to do tit for tat."

He added: "We plan our strategy and we will continue with this."

Speaking on ceasefire violations, he claimed 192 Pakistani soldiers were killed in Indian retaliation.

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