Bhopal: Pulwama attack an accident, says Diggi; retracts after criticism

Bhopal: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, who raised doubts over the air strike in Pakistan, has now termed Pulwama terror attack as an ‘accident’. Singh, seeing his statement generating criticism across the country, retracted and termed it as ‘terror attack’. Singh, in his signature style, tweeted that we had confidence on our Armed Forces but some foreign media was raising doubts on air strikes of Indian Air Force following Pulwama accident, which is raising a question on India’s credibility.

Singh wrote some ministers claimed 300 terrorist had died but BJP’s national president claimed that 250 were killed. Yogi Adityanath said 400 died while minister SS Ahluwalia claimed that nobody died. Prime Minister is silent in the matter. BJP was taking credit of the victory of the Armed Forces, which was insult to the Armed Forces, tweeted the Congress leader. The statement of Singh triggered a nation-wide furor. Union minister Ravishankar Prasad called a press conference in this connection at Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi too in his public meeting at Dhar, criticized Singh for referring to Pulwama terror attack as an ‘accident’ and asking for proofs of air-strikes. Later, Singh tweeted again, saying there should be no doubt that the incident was an act of terrorism. “Pulwama was a terrorist attack, what is the doubt in that? Modi’s troll army is evading primary questions,” he tweeted. Singh wrote despite killing 300 terrorists and damaging Jaish-e-Mohammad, the terrorist attacks in Kashmir were unabated. Singh asked as to why Modi was trying to apprise people about the actual situation?

Not aware of what Digvijaya said: Nath

Chief minister kamal nath, distancing him from the statement of Digvijaya singh, said he does not know what singh had said. if there was anything suppressed in airstrikes then it would come out, said the Chief minister, adding not only india but the whole world would come to know the truth. nath said the pictures of air-strikes should be released. nath said targets to air force are given in GPs mode and he does not mind what was there in place of the GPs.

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