We will pay India in its own coin for any misadventure: Pakistan

We will pay India in its own coin for any misadventure: Pakistan
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Escalating the war of words, Pakistan on Tuesday warned that it will "pay (back) India in its own coin" in case of any "misadventure" as it rejected Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's remarks that Islamabad was behind the deadly terror attack on a military camp in Jammu.

A group of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists had struck the Sunjuwan Military Camp in Jammu on Saturday, killing seven people including six soldiers.

Defence Minister Sitharaman yesterday blamed Pakistan for the terror attack on the military camp and made it clear that Islamabad will pay the price for the "misadventure".

Responding to Sitharaman's remarks, her Pakistani counterpart Khurram Dastgir Khan today said Islamabad "will pay (back) India in its own coin in case of any misadventure."

"Instead of the knee-jerk reaction of blaming Pakistan without substantiation, India must answer for state-sponsored espionage against Pakistan," Khan said in a statement.

He was referring to Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of terrorism.

Pakistan's armed forces are fully prepared to defend the country and "any Indian aggression, strategic miscalculation, or misadventure regardless of its scale, mode, or location will not go unpunished and shall be met with an equal and proportionate response," Khan said.

He alleged that India was "dest...

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