Jammu and Kashmir: Soldier killed during ceasefire violation in Rajouri, says Army

Elias Hubbard
January 13, 2018

The tweet is a response to Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's comment on Pakistan's "nuclear bluff".

The Director General (SA & SAARC) urged that the Indian side should permit United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions.

Major General Asif Ghafoor has termed statement of Indian army chief against Pakistan as irresponsible.

"Such irresponsible statements from a from a person of a responsible stature are deplorable".

"We will call the (nuclear) bluff of Pakistan".

"Pakistan Army on Saturday afternoon initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Sunderbani sector, " a Defence Spokesman here said, adding that the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively. "We will have to call their nuclear bluff", Rawat said at a press conference on Wednesday.

Islamabad, Jan 13 The Pakistan Army today warned India against any misadventure, asserting that the country's nuclear weapons were exclusively meant to foil any threat emanating from the east.

Asked what if India undertakes any misadventure against Pakistan, he said, "Well, it is up to them and if they wish to test our resolve they may try and see it for themselves".

Asif overtly stated that Pakistan has maintained nuclear arsenal to deal with threats emanating from its eastern border. "Pakistan has demonstrated deterrence capability", he wrote on his personal Twitter account.

The two nuclear-armed neighbors have fought two of the three wars between them over Kashmir since gaining independence from Britain in 1947.

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