‘Hoax call pushed Pakistan to brink of war with India’ – The Economic Times
Nuclear-armed Pakistan put its forces on alert when its president received a threatening call from someone posing as Indian Minister for External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee following last week’s Mumbai attacks, a media report said Saturday.
The caller, who was put through to President Asif Ali Zardari late Nov 28 without verification of his claimed identity, warned that India would take “military action if Islamabad failed to immediately act against the supposed perpetrators of the Mumbai killings.”
According to the Dawn newspaper (via ‘Hoax call pushed Pakistan to brink of war with India’- LATEST NEWS-The Economic Times).
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