"Yesterday our jawans have been able to push back five infiltrators. Going to Pakistan and going to hell is the same thing," said the defence minister during Tiranga Yatra event in Haryana’s Rewari.

"Pakistan has promoted terrorism. Sometimes they themselves have become the victims of terrorism," he added. He assured the people that "Indian soldiers will give a befitting reply to every attack".

Five terrorists were killed as the Army on Monday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Kashmir. The minister also said that Pakistan should stop human rights violations in Balochistan.

PM Modi Pokes Pakistan In His Independence Day Speech, Rakes Up Balochistan And PoK

In his Independence Day address on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also talked about the situation in Pakistan- occupied Kashmir (PoK), Gilgit and Balochistan and said people from there have thanked him for raising their issues.

(With agency inputs)


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