Pak summons Indian diplomat, denies charges of plotting terrorist attack by Jaish in Jammu and Kashmir


Pakistan on Saturday summoned the Indian High Commission in-charge and rejected India's claim that the Pakistani terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammad was plotting attacks there before the local elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

Hours earlier, India had summoned the charge of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi and said that Pakistan should abandon its policy of supporting terrorists and terrorist groups operating from its territory and for attacks in other countries. Terrorist structures designed by terrorist organizations should be destroyed.

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry in a statement rejected the allegation and hoped that India would refrain from making any kind of misleading statement. Earlier in Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs, referring to the Nagrota incident, told a senior Pakistani diplomat that large quantities of weapons, ammunition, and explosives were seized, destabilizing peace and security in the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory, especially An elaborate plot of a major attack is indicated to disrupt the exercise of local District Development Council elections.

Security forces killed four suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed militants hiding in a truck in Nagrota on Thursday morning. The Ministry of External Affairs said that 'Indian security forces foiled the plot of a major terrorist attack in Nagrota, Jammu, and Kashmir on 19 November. Initial reports indicated that the attackers may be members of the Jaish-e-Mohammed Pakistan organization. This organization has been declared a terrorist organization by the United Nations and many countries. '

He said that serious concern was also expressed about Jaish's frequent terrorist attacks against India. The Foreign Ministry said that this terrorist group has been involved in several attacks in India in the past, including the Pulwama attack in February 2019.