Pakistan media’s lie exposed! Army sources deny reports of killing 8 Jawans in surgical strikes

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New Delhi | Updated: Sep 29, 2016 10:48 PM

It seems that Pakistan state media will never leave its habit of creating unnecessary hype and spreading falsehood. After India conducted successful surgical strikes across LoC, some of the Pakistani media outlets, quoting sources, reported that India has lost 8 soldiers in the strike.

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It seems that Pakistan state media will never leave its habit of creating unnecessary hype and spreading falsehood. After India conducted successful surgical strikes across LoC, some of the Pakistani media outlets, quoting sources, reported that India has lost 8 soldiers in the strike. Now, Indian Army sources have rejected the claims of any loss of lives in operation, PTI reported on Thursday. In its media address, the Army had said that Indian soldiers have returned without suffering any causality on its part, while a number of terrorists were killed in the strike. Pakistan Government on its part had accepted killing of two Pakistani soldiers in the strikes.

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Indian Army on Wednesday night carried out surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC). Significant casualties were caused to the terrorists in the operations. Army said that motive of this operation was to hit out at the terrorists who were planning to infiltrate into Indian territory. Indian Army has also shared the details of surgical strikes with Pakistan Army. There were no Indian causalities during surgical strikes. A number of items including GPS which have Pakistani markings have been recovered in the strikes.

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