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India won't forget 1999 Kargil war: Pervez Musharraf


New Delhi, May 18: In a statement which may earn him ire of India, Pakistan's former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf has said that India will always "remember the battle of Kargil".

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Addressing a ceremony of his All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Musharraf who allegedly masterminded 1999 Kargil conflict said that Pakistani army "caught India by throat" in the same.

'India won't forget 1999 Kargil war'

"There was a second line force, too, which caught India by throat and that was later given the status of army," Musharraf said.

Without feeling the guilt of what Pak did, trhe former President further said, "We entered Kargil from four points of which India was not aware".

In May 1999, India and Pakistan, in their most serious military engagement since 1971, clashed in Kargil area of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir after militants backed by Pakistani troops occupied the mountain peaks of Kargil.

Speaking on the occasion, the former army chief also announced that his political party will take part in upcoming local bodies election in the country.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from PTI)

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