Exactly twelve days after the ghastly terror attack in Pulwama region of Jammu & Kashmir, several Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets crossed the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday morning and attacked terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (POK), completely destroying them. The strike by the Indian forces comes in less than two weeks after the Pulwama terror attack by the Pakistan-based terror outfit JeM where more than 40 CRPF jawans were killed. Also Read - IPL 2021: Jos Buttler Hails Rajasthan Royals 'Captain' Sanju Samson, Calls Him Free Spirited And Relaxed
“At 0330 hours on 26th February a group of Mirage 2000 Indian Fighter jets struck a major terrorist camp across the LoC and completely destroyed it,” IAF sources were quoted by ANI as saying. Also Read - Cricket: Ramesh Powar Returns as Head Coach of Indian Women's Cricket Team, Replaces WV Raman
Giving details about the operation, sources said that 12 Mirage 2000 jets took part in the operation that dropped 1000 Kg bombs on terror camps in the Balakot sector across LoC. The laser-guided bombs were dropped on the terror camps of Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps in Balakot, Chakoti and Muzaffarabad, completely destroying them, said Army sources. Also Read - India Bowling Coach Bharat Arun Calls Hardik Pandya 'Outstanding Talent', Backs Shardul Thakur to Become Proper Fast Bowling All-Rounder
Several renowned names of Indian cricket applauded the effort of Indian Air Force and believes saluted the might of our country’s forces. From Virender Sehwag to Gautam Gambhir, everyone lauded the action taken by IAF in wake of Pulwama attack.
Here are some of the tweets celebrating the battle-cry from India:
Several Twitter users also lauded IAF’s strikes across LOC with some hilarious responses:
On Tuesday, Pakistan Major General Asif Ghafoor alleged that the Indian Air Force (IAF) had violated the Line of Control (LoC).
“Indian aircrafts intruded from Muzaffarabad sector. Facing timely and effective response from Pakistan Air Force released payload in haste while escaping which fell near Balakot. No casualties or damage,” Ghafoor tweeted.