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WATCH: Here's How Shahid Afridi Replied To Gautam Gambhir's Call For Battle Against Pakistan In The Aftermath Of Pulwama Terror Attack

Written By Narayan R | Mumbai | Published:

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  • 40 CRPF jawans attained martyrdom after their convoy was rocked by an IED blast in the Pulwama district along the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Thursday
  • The recent attack was carried out by terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), though, Pakistan backed away from naming them as the culprits and taking responsibility

In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack along the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Thursday, which resulted the in 40 CRPF jawans attaining martyrdom, the anger is high within the Indian faithfuls who have called out for revenge for this heinous act.

The recent attack was carried out by terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), though, Pakistan backed away from naming them as the culprits and taking responsibility, and instead, offered mere condolences.

The whole of India has come together and demanded appropriate action against the terrorists. Not only the armed forces, the government or the normal citizens, many prominent personalities have expressed their furore following the IED blast.

One of those who was very vocal about seeking revenge was former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir. The recently-retired cricketer, just hours after the attack, took to Twitter saying time for talks on table is over, and this time, the conversation should be held on battle ground.

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi was confronted by media on the remarks made by Gambhir. When asked what he felt about Gambhir's stern message, Afridi said, "Kya ho gaya usko?" before walking away.

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Following the attack, the Indian govt acted strongly against Pakistan and terrorists through a slew measures. The first action which was taken was to withdraw the Most Favored Nation (MNF) status given to Pakistan, following which the basic customs duty on all goods exported from Pakistan to India was raised to 200%.

On Sunday, the Indian government issued a notification which mentioned that it had withdrew security support to five Hurriyat leaders, which came after Home Minister Rajnath Singh had said that the government will not provide any security to those who take support from ISI and Pakistan.

Further, PM Narendra Modi on Monday, during his meeting with President of Argentina Mauricio Macri, said that following the Pulwama attack, the time for talk with Pakistan is now over.

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