• Monday, May 16, 2022

ASIA

Sharif’s Mumbai attack remarks draws rebukes

By: Eastern Eye Staff

IMRAN KHAN CALLS FOR FORMER LEADER TO FACE TREASON CHARGES PAKISTAN’S top civil and military leaders on Monday (14) condemned comments by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif that Islamist militants who killed 166 people in India in 2008 had crossed the border from their country. The remarks – in which Sharif im­plied he was removed from office by the supreme court last year for trying to end military support for anti-India militants – led to uproar in Pakistan, where criticising the military is in­creasingly considered a “red line” that cannot be crossed. The National Security Council (NSC), in a special…

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