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India Strikes Pakistan | 3 Terror Camps Destroyed In 21 Minutes: Here How India Conducted The Pre-dawn Terror Strikes On Pakistan

Written By Daamini Sharma | Mumbai | Published:

Twelve days after a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide bomber rammed explosives-laden vehicle into a bus ferrying CRPF jawans in Pulwama district in which 40 soldiers were martyred, the Indian Air Force on Tuesday morning crossed the Line of Control and carried out the aerial strikes, completely destroying 3 JeM terror camps across LoC.  

As per top sources, the operation was conducted between 3:58 am and 4:04 am. Blueprint of the air operation was discussed with the Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman during her recent meeting with all the 3 Service chiefs in New Delhi. All the risk assessment was also done and Raksha Mantri was informed that 10-15 IAF aircraft will be used.

  • The first strike was conducted at Balakot, 24 KM North West of Muzafarrabad. Top sources say that Strike one was carried out between 3:45 am and 3:53 am on Tuesday morning.
  • The second strike, as per top sources, was at Muzafarrabad between 3:48 am and 3:55 am.
  • India's third blow was at Chakoti.

The locations that were targeted by the Air Force included joint training camps of JeM, LeT & Hizbul Mujahideen. 

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The reported strike comes days after the Pulwama attack, where 40 CRPF personnel were killed. Pakistan-based terror outfit JeM had claimed responsibility for the attack. The incident has escalated tensions between the two neighbours, with New Delhi vowing to take stern action against Islamabad.

Here's what we know so far about IAF's strike on JeM terror camps:

  • IAF Sources: 12 Mirage 2000 jets took part in the operation that dropped 1000 Kg bombs on terror camps across LOC, completely destroying it
  • Balakot, Chakoti, Muzafarrabad pads were destroyed.
  • Alpha-3 control rooms of Jaish targeted and destroyed
  • The operation involved dropping 1000 kg payloads on terror camps
  • As per sources: Indian Air Force fighter planes made a low fly strike at the terrorist camp.
  • PM Modi was briefed by NSA on operation and assessment
  • Sources:- Home Minister is in a meeting with Prime Minister at LKM

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