After India's surgical strikes across LoC, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif calls federal cabinet meeting on Friday

Islamabad: Amid surgical strikes which India claimed it carried out on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called the Federal Cabinet meeting on Friday to discuss the growing tensions between India and Pakistan.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. AP

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. AP

Officials from the Interior and Defense Ministries will brief the Prime Minister over national security, an official statement from the Prime Minister's House stated.

Two Pakistani soldiers died when Indian forces resorted to firing across the LoC on Thursday amid mounting tensions between the two nuclear-armed adversaries over Jammu and Kashmir, the Pakistani Army confirmed.

The meeting will also discuss Indian "atrocities" in the Kashmir Valley and the threats to Pakistan, it said.

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Updated Date: Sep 29, 2016 15:10:15 IST

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