“We are expecting an attack at any moment. We are ready to retaliate at any moment,” said the security official, who wished to remain anonymous.
He said his administration was looking at the possibility of a “limited, narrow act”, while stressing no final decision had been taken on whether to unleash military strikes against Bashar Al Assad’s regime.
The UN inspectors are due to report straight back to United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon and detail their conclusions on whether a poison gas attack actually did take place on August 21, based on samples collected on site.
The Syrian regime has denied being responsible for the alleged incident — which Washington says killed more than 1,400 people.
Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin is the fourth Indian to receive ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’