All attempts being made to release our soldier: Rajnath Singh


Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday narrated that all the attempts are being made to get back our soldier who accidently crossed the border yesterday.

Rajnath Singh, after participating in a meeting to discuss the internal security situation, asserted that “All attempts are being made to secure his release.”

Rajnath added that the matter will be talked with Islamabad for the early release of the soldier.

India had carried out strikes on seven terror launch pads across the LoC with the Army inflicting “significant casualties” on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from PoK.

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A soldier named Chandu Babulal Chohan, 22, accidently crossed the Line of Control (LOC) on Thursday when the Indian Army carried out the surgical strikes across the LOC.

Chohan, however, was not a part of the surgical strike, the Army later clarified.

The Indian Army had yesterday also rejected as “false and baseless” reports in a section of Pakistani media that eight Indian soldiers were killed by the Pakistani military in retaliatory fire.

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Wefornews Bureau

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