Published On: Fri, Feb 15th, 2019

Security forces given free hand to deal with terrorists: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the February 14 Pulwama attack that killed 37 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel saying the attackers made grave mistake and those responsible for it will pay a very heavy price.

Security forces, terrorists, Modi

The attack was one of the deadliest in Jammu and Kashmir when a militant drove an explosive-laden vehicle carrying more than 100kg of explosives into a bus in Pulwama district.

Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for the attack and simultaneously Pakistan denied their involvement.

Meanwhile, indefinite curfew has been imposed in Jammu city following protests and additional forces have been deployed in the adjoining areas. Clashes erupted in Gujjar Nagar area where protesters torched eight vehicles and vandalized many more.

Arun Jaitley said the government would withdraw the “Most Favored Nation” status given to Pakistan.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government would withdraw the “Most Favored Nation” status given to Pakistan. The tag is given to all WTO members.

Lieutenant General DS Hooda said infiltration has been on rise across border in past three to four years and hence the attack should not be too surprising.

Hooda added ceasefire was violated repeatedly and both the Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba openly declared their attacks on India.

Security forces have been now given free hand to deal with terrorists: Modi

Addressing to the people in Jhansi the prime minister said security forces have been now given free hand to deal with terrorists.

Modi added that blood of people in India is boiling and those behind the attack will be punished.

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