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Watch: Afghan President Hamid Karzai Appreciates PM Modi's Statement On Balochistan
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday deemed India’s surgical strikes along the Line of Control in Pakistan justified.

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday deemed India’s surgical strikes along the Line of Control in Pakistan justified.

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Hamid Karzai said, “Indian Army’s surgical strikes on terrorist sanctuaries is a justified step in order to defend their land.”

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“Afghanistan has been a victim of terrorism and fundamentalism for years. We feel need of such military ops more than anyone else,” he said.

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“We repeatedly demanded US to conduct cross-border attacks against terrorist sanctuaries outside Afghanistan which didn’t happen,” he added.

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On the intervening night of September 28 and 29, India had conducted surgical strikes across the Loc In Pakistan occupied Kashmir, destroying seven terror launch pads, in one of the most aggressive attacks by India in years.

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Tensions between the two nations arose when on September 18, militants stormed an army camp in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, killing 19 Indian soldiers.