भारतीय वायु सेना ने 26 फरवरी की सुबह 3:30 बजे LoC पार कर आतंकी ठिकानों पर कार्रवाई की है. न्यूज एजेंसी एएनआई ने सूत्रों के हवाले से इस बात की जानकारी दी है. बताया जा रहा है कि इस एयर स्ट्राइक में बालाकोट, चकोटी और मुजफ्फराबाद स्थित आतंकी ठिकाने पूरी तरह तबाह हो गए हैं.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting on Tuesday, 26 February, after the Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out air strikes in Pakistan’s Balakot, and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir’s Chakothi and Muzaffarabad areas across the LoC at 3:30 am and dropped 1,000 kg bombs destroying the camps.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted “saluting” the Indian Air Force after reports suggested that 12 Mirage 2000 Indian Fighter jets struck the terror camps.
However, Pakistan has reportedly denied any damage caused to life or property.
Earlier, Pakistan Armed Forces spokesperson, Major General Asif Ghafoor, on Twitter claimed “Indian Air Force violated the Line of Control. Pakistan Air Force immediately scrambled. Indian aircraft gone back.”
The alleged violation by IAF comes days after the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred.
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- There was a huge blast heard near Balakot but the quantum of the damage has not been ascertained, according to reports
- Pak alleges that the IAF released “payload” in haste on their way back
- The last time IAF intentionally crossed border was in 1971
Pakistan Foreign Minister Calls an Emergency Meeting
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has summoned an emergency meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan.
JeM Leaders Were Moved to Safe Locations Before the Strike: Reports
JeM leaders were moved to a safe location before the air strike carried by the Indian Air Force, reported India Today quoting sources.
Brother of JeM chief Maulana Masood Azhar, Abdul Rouf Asghar, is believed to have been moved out to Punjab.
First Photo of PM Modi Holding Meeting With Top Leaders Post Strike
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting on Tuesday, 26 February, at his residence 7 Lok Kalyan Marg after the IAF carried out cross-border strike.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, NSA Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale were present for the meeting.
IAF on High Alert After Reported Strikes
Indian Air Force has been put on high alert. All air defence systems along the International border and LoC to respond to any possible action by Pakistan Air Force.