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IAF strikes: PM says country in safe hands

PTI Churu (Rajasthan) | Updated on February 26, 2019 Published on February 26, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said nothing was above the nation. Photo: PTI   -  PTI

“I vow that I will not let the country bow down,” he said

In his first public comments after the air strikes in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the country is in safe hands and that he will not let the country down.

The Prime Minister stressed that nothing was above the nation.

“Today is a day to pay homage to India’s bravehearts. I want to assure you that the country is in safe hands,” he said at a public rally here.

“I vow that I will not let the country bow down,” he said.

In a swift and precise air strike following the Pulwama attack, India bombed and destroyed Jaish-e-Mohammed’s (JeM) biggest training camp in Pakistan early on Tuesday, killing a large number of terrorists, trainers and senior commanders.

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The operation, described as a non-military, preemptive strike, was welcomed by the entire political spectrum and military experts who had been advocating retribution after the February 14 terror attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama claimed by JeM.

Published on February 26, 2019

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