Pakistan responded the next day by striking non-military targets on the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC).
Although, Pakistan has planned to take up this issue at the United Nations, where it would be filing a complaint against India as well, accusing New Delhi of "Eco-terrorism". "Give us peace and we will want nothing else", she said.
"We firmly believe that UN-led consensus on zero tolerance on terrorism is as much an global obligation as it is a commitment to our own people" he said. "In this operation, a very large number of JeM terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and groups of jihadis who were being trained for fidayeen action were eliminated", foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said in a statement in New Delhi.
Tensions have been running high since a Indian aircraft crossed into Pakistan to launch a strike against militants blamed for a suicide bombing in Indian controlled Kashmir that killed 40 troops. And we did not sleep after the air strike.
UN chief Antonio Guterres continually monitoring situation between India and Pakistan, says spokesperson
Proving himself to be a statesman, prime minister Imran Khan announced the release of the Indian pilot that Pakistan had captured after his plane was brought down and, in my view, facilitated the de-escalation that sane people on both sides desire and that had been the consistent endeavour of the major players of the worldwide community.
Senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh stirred a political controversy by terming Pulwama terror attack as an accident.
"The United States notes these steps", said Robert Palladino, the USA state department spokesperson, on Thursday about the ongoing crackdown in Pakistan.
The daylong visit to Pakistan yesterday by Saudi Minister for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir also resulted in assurances to Foreign Minister Qureshi of Riyadh's complete and overwhelming support towards solving the issues with India in a peaceful manner. The attack sparked outrage in India, and escalated tensions between India and Pakistan.
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