Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief and the 2008 Mumbai attacks terror mastermind, Hafiz Saeed has once again said, India’s surgical strikes on Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) in September 2016 “never happened”.

In a video footage accessed by News18 Hindi, Saeed was seen speaking at a gathering.

The JuD chief went on to say India does not have the ‘courage to carry a surgical strike’.

I want to tell (PM) Modi one thing that I have told him in the past as well. He says he has carried out surgical strikes (on the terror launch pads in PoK). Neither did the surgical strikes happen...nor does India have the courage to do it.

He further said, Mujahideen in Kashmir will “carry out surgical strikes now”.

Generals in your academies will not teach about surgical strikes anymore, now the Mujahideen in Kashmir will teach about surgical strikes. 

This is not the first time Saeed made such remarks about India in his speeches. In July 2018, he warned India of a ‘befitting response’ for the military operations in PoK. In 2016, he threatened India with surgical strikes in Kashmir.