A day after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said “Pakistan will pay for the cross-border terror attacks”, her Pakistani counterpart on Monday responded by stating that ‘any misadventure by India will be met with an equal and proportionate response.”
Pakistani Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan in an official statement further accused India of blaming Pakistan without substantial evidences.
Dastgir in an official statement said, “Pakistan will pay India in its own coin in case of any misadventure. Any aggression or misadventure regardless of its scale or location shall be met with an equal and proportionate response.”
He further stated, “Pakistan’s armed forces are alive and prepared fully to defend our country’s territorial integrity.”
Sitharaman on Monday had visited the Sunjuwan camp, where six Indian Army jawans were killed and at least 10 people suffered serious injuries in a terror attack on Sunday.
She after visiting the Sunjuwan camp has accused Pakistan of helping Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants to launch attacks in camps of Indian security forces. She had also warned Pakistan that they “will pay for the attack.”
Sitharaman talking to the media had also said that all evidences including dossier of attackers will be shared with Islamabad. “The attack was sponsored by Azhar Masood residing in Pakistan,” had said the Sitharaman.