Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday urged India to refrain from plunging the region into war after the IAF struck the Jaish-e-Mohammed’s (JeM) biggest training camp in Balakot in Pakistan. Also Read - 4 Pacers in WTC Final? Fans Curious After Virat Kohli Lauds Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj
Following the development, Sharif called on the Indian leadership to “rethink its war strategy” and warned that if India initiated a war, then Pakistan would hoist its flag in New Delhi, Geo News reported. Also Read - ICC Announces Prize Money For Winners And Runners-Up of WTC
“The Indian leadership should come to its senses and act responsibly and should not (plunge) the people of South Asia into war,” Sharif said. Also Read - Donald Trump Seen Singing & Selling Ice-Cream in Pakistan; Oh Wait, That's His Doppelganger | Watch
“It will be a significant mistake on the Indian side to mistake Pakistan’s stance as weakness,” said the Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly.
Tuesday’s attack came after a suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The attack was claimed by the JeM.