'Salute To The Indian Air Force': Vicky Kaushal And Yami Gautam Hail The Forces For Successful Second Strike On JeM Terrorist Camps

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'Uri: The Surgical Strike' actors Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam took to social media to congratulate and pay respect to the Indian Air Force for successfully striking on JeM terrorist camps and avenging the martyrs of Pulwama Terror Attack.

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Updated On:

The country avenged the death of the 40 CPRF Jawans who have lost their lives in the Pulwama Terror Attack. On Tuesday, the Indian Air Force showed its power on the battlefield by demolishing Pakistan terror bases that backed the barbaric activity. Statement by Foreign Secretary on February 26, 2019, confirm that the camp in Balakot India struck today was one of the biggest JeM training camps and over 200 terrorists were executed. 

Following the same, several Indian celebrities took to social media to congratulate and pay respect to the Indian Air Force, who accomplished the mission risking their lives to avenge our martyrs. Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal who rose to the heights of fame with his performance in his latest venture 'Uri: The Surgical Strike', penned a note on Twitter extending his support to the move. In the post, he wrote, "Salute to the #IndianAirForce and our Intelligence Department. #IndianStrikesBack . Jai Hind"

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The film 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' that released on January 11, 2019, is based on the September 2016 attack by Pakistani terrorists on the Indian Army brigade HQ in Uri, J&K and subsequent Surgical Strike by Indian security forces on terror launchpads in Pakistan. The film stars Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Yami Gautam, Kirti Kulhari, and Mohit Raina in the lead. It has been widely lauded by the audience and the critics for its patriotic zeal and the portrayal of the lives of Indian soldiers. 

Meanwhile, actress Yami Gautam also lauded the move of the Indian Air Force. She took to Twitter and wrote, "#IndianAirForce Jai Hind"

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Indian celebrities across domains were furious and vented their anger out on social media after 40 CRPF Jawans were martyred in the dastardly terror attacks on the forces, in Jammu Kashmir’s Pulwama district two weeks ago. Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for the same. 

Several Bollywood actors including Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Priyanka Chopra, Anupam Kher, and Preity Zinta among others had expressed their shock and outrage over the incident. 

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However, India woke up with the news of revenge on Tuesday, February 26, as the Indian government announced the success of the second surgical strike on Pakistan based terrorist camps following the one in 2016. The Indian Air Force struck and destroyed Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps across the Line of Control in a pre-dawn operation on Tuesday, February 26. As per sources, the strike, carried out by 12 of the IAF's Mirage 2000 fighters, lasted up to 21 minutes and was carried out at three locations.

In the days following the attack, the Indian government, including the Prime Minister and the Home Minister, have made clear that the Armed Forces had been given a free rein to avenge the attack.  As per media reports, six bombs were dropped on the terrorist camps by the Indian Air Force Mirage 2000s.

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