Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Over 70 Soldiers Killed; India, Iran Vow Painful Revenge Against Pakistan Backed Terrorists

Over 70 soldiers have been killed in two days in India and Iran due to suicide bombing by Pakistan based terror groups. Nearly 44 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir when terrorists targeted a convoy with a car bomb while 27 border guards were killed in southeastern Iran, using almost similar tactics. Both India and Iran have vowed to strike back hard.

Iran Threatens “Surgical Strikes” on Pakistan For Kidnapping 14 Border Guards

A senior Revolutionary Guards stated that Iran’s response to a suicide attack that killed 27 soldiers in the southeastern region will not be limited to Iranian borders. Iranian authorities terror group Jaish al Adl was behind the deadly bomb blast and will be dealt with severely wherever they are located, in an indirect reference to Pakistan.

“Our response in defence of the Islamic Revolution will not be limited to our borders… The enemies will receive a very firm response from the Revolutionary Guards like before,” said Revolutionary Guards commander Ali Fadavi.

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh shortly after the attacks in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir said the attack was carried out by Pakistan-backed JeM and India will give a befitting reply to the dastardly attack. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee of Security will be held on Friday.

The sentiment was echoed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said the ultimate sacrifice of the brave soldiers “shall not go in vain”. Union Minister Arun Jaitley vowed to give an “unforgettable lesson” to the terrorists.

Indian Army Knows The Exact Location of 12 Terror Launch Pads in Pakistan; But Can They Strike?

The government in a strongly-worded statement demanded that “Pakistan stopped supporting terrorists and terror groups operating from their territory.” The centre also appealed to the “international community to support the proposal to list terrorists, including Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar, as a designated terrorist under the 1267 Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council.”

This is the worst terror attack to take place in Kashmir since the start of the century. On October 1, 2001, three terrorists had rammed a Tata Sumo loaded with explosives into the main gate of the Jammu and Kashmir State Legislative Assembly complex in Srinagar killing 38 people.

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