Modi likely to review border situation day after surgical strikes across LoC

PTI, New Delhi: A day after the army said it carried out “surgical strikes” across the Line of Control, Prime

Minister Narendra Modi was likely to review the situation at the border with Pakistan at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).
Modi is expected to assess the situation on the ground, a source said.
Pakistan has insisted that there was no strike by India. Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has called a cabinet meeting on Friday.
India carried out surgical strikes on seven terror launchpads across the LoC on the intervening night of September 28 and 29, with the army saying it had inflicted “significant casualties” on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from PoK, days after Modi warned Uri attack would not go unpunished.
On Thursday, Pakistan summoned Indian high commissioner Gautam Bambawale over “unprovoked firing” by India in which two Pakistani soldiers were killed.

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