12 days after the Pulwama attack on the CRPF soldiers, the Indian forces on Tuesday morning have destroyed the terror bases of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Balakot, Chakoti, Muzaffarabad in Pakistan by dropping 1000 kg of bombs from 12 Mirage 2000 jets. Sources have told Republic TV that the attack took place at 3:30 am on February 26 and three control rooms of the terror group have been destroyed as the Indian forces avenged Pulwama.
In the aftermath of the destruction of terror bases of Jaish, several political leaders have responded to hail the attempt of the forces avenging the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 of Indian CRPF jawans were martyred in a suicide bombing perpetrated by the Pakistan-backed JeM.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi
AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis
Puducherry Lt General Kiran Bedi
Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav
Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi
Congress General Secretary UP(West) Jyotiraditya Scindia
Congress leader Sachin Pilot
Social Activist Hardik Patel
Senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan
In the days following the attack, the Indian government, including the Prime Minister and the Home Minister has announced that the Armed Forces had been given a free rein to avenge the attack.