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Pak minister threatens India with nuclear attack which can target till Assam

A Pakistan minister has threatened India with nuclear war saying that the weapons will be such that they will target people of certain religions during the attack while they have a reach till Assam in India’s Northeast.

In his trademark style, Pakistan minister Sheikh Rashid threatened India in an interview with a Pakistani media channel on August 19.

In the interview, Rashid claimed that Pakistan has very precise weapons which are “small and perfect”.

The Pakistan minister, who is known for his bragging style and outlandish remarks, also said that the weapons will only target certain regions and even Assam can now come under their range of attack.

Rashid warned that Pakistan will have no option in a conventional war and “if something will happen, it will be the end”, indicating a nuclear war of mass destruction.

“If Pakistan gets attacked by India, there is no scope for conventional war. This will be a bloody and nuclear war. It will be a nuclear war for sure. We have very calculated weapons which are small and perfect. Our weapons will save Muslim lives and will only target certain regions. Pakistan’s range now even includes Assam. Pakistan has no option in conventional war; therefore India knows if something happens, it will be the end,” Rashid said in the interview.

Off and on, the Pakistan leadership has threatened nuclear war against India citing the logic of it not being a match in conventional warfare. In 2019, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke about nuclear war with India on several occasions.

In the same year, Rashid had claimed that his country possessed “125-250 gm atom bombs” which may hit a targeted area in India.


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