India carried out pre-dawn, pre-emptive air strikes across the Line of Control to target Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed, which was planning more attacks in the country after Pulwama, the government said today Mirage 2000 jets struck major terror camp across LoC, sources tell ANI. 12 Mirage 2000 jets struck at 0330 hours on February 26. 1000 kg bombs dropped on terror camps across LoC. Defense sources say that laser-guided bombs were used
Yusuf Ashar who touted to be the brother-in-law of Masood Azhar, the leader of Jaish-e-Mohammed. Yusuf Azhar aka Mohammad Salim was one among the four men who hijacked the Indian Airline Flight IC814 to Kandhar in 1999. The JeM Cheif was then released by India in exchange for th IC-814 hijacked.
The terror camp of Jaish in Balagot which was destroyed by the Indian Airforce on early Tuesday morning was being run by Masood Azhar’s brother-in-law Maulana Yusuf Azar also Confirms IAF Jets Crossed Line of Control, But Claims Bombs Did Zero Damage. Surgical strike in Balakot was confirmed from two countries as well but both have . 3 locations were targeted in the IAF strike; Balakot, Muzaffarabad Chakoti. All border forces have been put on high alert as Indian military aircraft strike Pakistan.
India wants to stop any kind of terror attacks. India has taken action at the right time. The decision over more action will be taken by concerned authorities General VK Singh
India has been repeatedly urging Pakistan to take action against the JeM from preventing jihadis from being trained and armed inside Pakistan.Vijay Gokhale, Foreign Secretary ,India
The air strikes were a non-military pre-emptive action.”It was also selected to avoid civilian casualties. It is in a forested area.”
We have provided info on terror camps in Pakistan and PoK from time to time but they have denied their existence,
After the successful completion of Surgical Strike in Pakistan soils, Indian Air Force has put on high alert all air defense systems along the international border and LoC to respond to any possible action by Pakistan Air Force.
Pakistan claimed that that the aircraft only managed to fly three-four miles inside Pakistani airspace and faced “timely and effective response from Pakistan Air Force”.