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WATCH: Electrifying Atmosphere At The Wagah-Attari Border, As Thousands Of Indians Celebrate The Armed Forces

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

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  • While the ceremony was on-going on both sides, the voices of Indians echoed loudly, cheering for their forces
  • The border displayed a burst of colours and traditions of different cultures of India, from people dancing to patriotic Bollywood songs to women in traditional Kerala saris grooving. 

The fervour of the nation elevated after the Indian Air Force dropped 1000 kg bomb on the lavish Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps within the Pakistani territory, and this very excitement was unleashed at the Wagah-Attari border.

Although the Wagah border ceremony, also known as the Beating Retreat Ceremony began as a daily tradition in 1959 conducted by the security forces of India and Pakistan, since Tuesday the zest of Indians has been at its peak, following the counter-terrorism attack. 

While the ceremony was on-going on both sides, the voices of Indians echoed loudly, cheering for their forces

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In the video, thousands of Indians could be seen dancing to patriotic tunes, with tricoloured merchandise darned on them or painted on their faces, and 'Jai Ho' being played in the background. 

The border displayed a loud burst of colours and traditions of different cultures of India, from people dancing to patriotic Bollywood songs to women in traditional Kerala saris grooving. 

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Earlier on Tuesday, IAF conducted strikes against terror camps across LoC targeting Jaish-e-Mohammed, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizbul Mujahideen, killing approximately 245 terrorists. 

Conducting an operation at the pre-dawn on February 26, the Indian Air Force used 16 Mirage 2000, loaded with laser-guided bombs, and went inside the enemy's territory and struck the heart of terrorism. Three bases, including the one in Balakot, were ripped into pieces within 17 minutes.

  • The strike at Balakot, which is 24 kilometres northwest of Muzaffarabad, took place between 3:45 am and 3:53 am. The locations hit in this strike were joint training camps of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, Lashkar-e-Toiba and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.
  • The strike at Muzaffarabad took place between 3:48 am and 3:55 am
  • The strike at Chakoti took place between 3:58 am and 4:04 am
     
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