RAWALPINDI – Director General (DG) Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that the Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Suraj has finally admitted the truth about Balakot airstrike under compulsions of ground reality, the Radio Pakistan reported on Friday.
Reacting to a statement of Sushma Swaraj in a tweet, DG ISPR said that hopefully other false Indian claims of 2016 surgical strikes, denial of shooting down of two Indian Air Force (IAF) jets by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and claim about downing of PAF F-16 will also be exposed.
Finally the truth under ground reality compulsions. Hopefully, so will be about other false Indian claims ie surgical strike 2016, denial of shooting down of 2 IAF jets by PAF and claim about F16. Better late than never.# TruthPrevails link# PakistanZindabad link Times of India ✔@timesofindia
According to Times of India, the Minister of External Affairs Sushma Suraj, while addressing at an event in Ahmadabad admitted that no Pakistan soldier or citizen died in Balakot air strike. link
In recent days the nuclear-armed Asian countries have come closer to conflict than in years, after a suicide bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir killed 40 Indian paramilitaries on Feb 14.
On February 26, IAF jets had tried to violate Pakistani airspace but were successfully chased out by PAF.