Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane lashed out at Pakistan over its continued support to terrorists. Speaking at the Army Day celebration, the Army Chief said that Indian forces have been giving a stern response to provocations at the border and added that around 300 to 400 terrorists are waiting across the border to infiltrate into India. He also added that forces have thwarted numerous infiltration attempts by terrorists into Kashmir. The Army Chief also added that there has been a 44% rise in ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Watch the full video for all the details.
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During the Army Day celebrations on January 15, Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane told that over 200 terrorists near LoC and in counter-terrorism operations in last year. "Around 300-400 terrorists are sitting in training camps near the border to infiltrate into the Indian territory. Number of ceasefire violations went up by 44 per cent last year, which shows the nefarious intentions of Pakistan. Last year, the Army eliminated over 200 terrorists near LoC and in counter-terrorism operations," said General MM Naravane.
Asserting that the made in India light combat aircraft Tejas is far better and advanced than the Chinese-Pakistani JF-17 fighter jets, Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria on Thursday said the latest Indian jet would be better equipped to carry out Balakot-type airstrikes. the Air Chief said the 83 indigenous fighter jets to be inducted into the force would also be equipped with homegrown weapons such as the Astra beyond visual range air to air missiles and other standoff weapons. "Indian aircraft Tejas is far better and advanced than the Chinese and Pakistan joint venture JF-17 fighter," Bhadauria said when asked to compare the Indian fighter with the JF-17. Watch the full video for more details.
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BSF gunned down two terrorists along the India-Pakistan international border in Punjab. The incident reportedly took place in the early hours of Thursday. The armed infiltrators were shot dead close to the Attari front at around 2:30 am. According to the officials, a search operation has been initiated in the area. Several weapons have also been recovered from the encounter spot.
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India repatriated over 20 Pakistani prisoners on November 24. The prisoners were sent to their home country via the Attari-Wagah border crossing. Most of those repatriated were fishermen, as per the protocol officer. They had completed their jail term, and so, were being released. Watch the full video for more.
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24 Pakistani prisoners including 20 fishermen are being repatriated to Pakistan via Attari-Wagah border on November 24. They were sent to their nation after completion of their imprisonment term. Heavy security was deployed at the border. Protocol Officer of Wagah Border, Arun Pal Singh said, "Approximately, 20 fishermen had entered India mistakenly and have completed their imprisonment. They are being handed over to Pakistan."
Around 211 people returned to India on November 23 via Attari-Wagah Border as they were stranded in Pakistan due to the COVID-19 situation. The returnees united with their families after a long gap of around 8 months. Hina, a returnee said, "I went to Pakistan in March after my mother died there". The officials were seen deployed at the border for smooth process.
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