Pakistan summoned the in-charge of the Indian High Commission on Saturday and rejected India’s claim that the Pakistani terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammad was plotting attacks there before the local elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Hours earlier, India had summoned the charge of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi and said that Pakistan should abandon its policy of supporting terrorists and terrorist groups operating from its territory and for attacks in other countries. Terrorist structures designed by terrorist organizations should be destroyed.
Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry in a statement dismissed the allegation and hoped that India would refrain from making any “misleading statement”.
Earlier in Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs told the senior diplomat of Pakistan, referring to the demise of Nagrota, that a large cache of weapons, ammunition and explosive material was seized to destabilize peace and security in the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory, Specifically, a detailed plot of a major attack is indicated to disrupt the exercise of the local District Development Council elections. On Thursday morning, security forces killed four suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed militants hiding in a truck in Nagrota.
The Foreign Ministry said, “Indian security forces foiled the plot of a major terrorist attack in Nagrota of Jammu and Kashmir on 19 November. Initial reports indicate that the attackers may be members of the Jaish-e-Mohammed Pakistan organization. This organization has been declared a terrorist organization by the United Nations and many countries.
He said that serious concern was also expressed about Jaish’s frequent terrorist attacks against India.
The Ministry of External Affairs said that this terrorist group has been involved in several attacks in India in the past, including the Pulwama attack in February 2019.
The Foreign Ministry said that India reiterated its demand that Pakistan abide by its international commitment and bilateral commitment to not allow the territory under its control to be used for terrorism against India in any way.
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