Pakistan army conducts military exercise near Indian border

Photo of a Pakistani army tank during military exercise near Indian border.

Islamabad: Pakistan army today performed military exercise near the Indian border which was witnessed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with Army Chief General Raheel Sharif.

According to Pakistan based local news channel, the exercise was performed in Khairpur Tamiwali in Bhawalpur, Punjab province which is aimed at checking the operational preparedness of the Pakistani military. Tanks, planes, artillery and other heavy weapons that will be on display during exercise.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said that India’s “unprovoked” firing along the Line of Control was a threat to regional peace and it has resulted in killing of seven Pakistani soldiers two days back near the LoC.

Sharif emphasised that Pakistan was showing “all possible restraint” and warned India that it should not be mistaken for weakness and that Islamabad should not be considered a soft target.

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He further added, “Our military is ready to give adequate response to any aggression.”

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