The terror attack on Pathankot Air Force base by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) operatives today has raised questions over the upcoming foreign secretary level talks between India and Pakistan.
While Home Minister Rajnath Singh made it clear that any terror attack on the Indian soil will be given a befitting reply, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah described Pathankot attack as a first major challenge to PM Modi’s Pakistan overreach.
“Pakistan is our neighbour and we want peace, but any terrorist attack on India will get a befitting response. Any aggression towards us will receive a befitting reply from our side,” Rajnath Singh said.
Omar Abdullah tweeted, “That was quick. Here’s the first major challenge to the PM Modi’s bold Pakistan gambit. From past experience I’m sure it emerge that these militants crossed over within the last few hours with the airbase as a specific target”.
That was quick. Here’s the first major challenge to the PM Modi’s bold Pakistan gambit. #PathankotAttack