Pakistan dismisses Indian army chief Gen Bipin’s statement on Balakot

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal speaks to the media at the Foreign office in Islamabad on March 28, 2019. - Pakistan on March 28 said it had found no links between militants swept up in a recent dragnet and a suicide attack in Indian-administered Kashmir last month that brought the nuclear-armed rivals to the brink of war. (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI / AFP)

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has rejected the Indian claim that a ‘terrorist camp’ in Balakot had been “reactivated”.

On Monday, Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat had alleged that the camp has been “reactivated” in Balakot . He added that about 500 terrorists were “moving” towards New Delhi.

Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on Tuesday termed the Indian general’s allegations as an attempt to divert attention of the international community from human rights violations being committed in occupied Kashmir by Indian forces .