Indian media irked at Pakistan Army spokesperson statement

Indian media irked at Pakistan Army spokesperson statement

NEW DELHI - Indian media has termed statement of Pakistan Army spokesperson as "war mongering".

Pakistan on Saturday warned of "10 surgical strikes against India in response to a single such attack, in the latest war of words between the nuclear-armed neighbours, Zee News has reported.

Major General Asif Ghafoor, spokesperson of Pakistan military's Inter Services Public Relations, stated this while talking to the media in London, where he is accompanying Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on a visit.

"If India dares to launch a surgical strike inside Pakistan, it will face 10 surgical strikes in response," Ghafoor was quoted as saying by Radio Pakistan.

He also said, "Those who think of any misadventure against us should have no doubt in their minds on Pakistan's capabilities".

The military spokesman said the Pakistan Army was the custodian of the USD 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and that the mega project will strengthen the economy of the country.