Pakistan's Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid on Friday sounded jittery as he feared another surgical strike by Modi government in 2019.
"2019 is an important year in terms of politics around the world. Modi can make movement along the borders or even conduct a surgical strike, given his defeat in recent elections," the minister said at a press conference.
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According to Rashid, tensions along the LoC were likely to remain in the headlines in 2019 as the incumbent Indian government was prepared to go for the general elections next year.
"Modi government has to justify and satisfy their vote bank, and an anti-Pakistan campaign is what I am expecting from them," he said.
In a well calibrated operation, on the intervening night of September 28-29, the Indian Army moved across the LoC and smashed four launch pads that were under the guard of a Pakistani post located 700 metres from the LoC.
The Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) was severely hit in the cross-LoC surgical strikes on terror launch pads carried out by the Indian Army with assessment reports of radio intercepts indicating that around 20 of its militants were killed.