Lahore: Asserting that highest state of vigil is being maintained along the Line of Control (LoC), Working Boundary and the international border, Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has warned that any misadventure by Islamabad’s adversary will meet the most befitting response from the country.
Sharif made the remarks during a visit to the Combat Reaction Training facility yesterday, established in the vicinity of Lahore Garrison.
“Any misadventure by our adversary will meet the most befitting response from Pakistan. Pakistan can’t be coerced through any amount of malicious propaganda,” Dawn quoted Sharif as saying.
His statement came amid heightening tensions between Islamabad and New Delhi in wake of terror attack in Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir in which 19 Indian soldiers were killed.
India Army conducted surgical strike on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) in response to the terrorist attack at Uri sector.
Two Pakistani soldiers and over 30 terrorists were reportedly killed in the attack.
In a statement released by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief exhorted all formation commanders to lay more emphasis on combat readiness, adding that training in peacetime is the only guarantor of winning a war, if imposed.