Air strike: IAF bombs terror camp across LoC, celebs react


12 days after the deadly Pulwama terror attack, Indian Air Force carried out air strike and bombed a terror camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed on Tuesday, early in the morning. According to reports, terror camp was located across the LoC in Balakote sector on a hilltop away from any civilian presence and was destroyed by laser bombs.

Over 10 bombs were dropped in the attack by of IAF’s multi-role fighter jet Mirage 2000 around 3:30 on Tuesday morning. The aerial attack comes the day after Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held a high-level meeting with all three service chiefs.

According to the foreign secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale, the air strike carried out by IAF is a ‘non military pre-emptive move’ and it was specifically targeted to the JeM camp making sure to avoid civilian casualty. “JeM were attempting to carry out more suicide attacks in India. The training camp was headed by Yusuf Azhar.”

Lauding the efforts of the Indian Air Force, responses are pouring in from all sectors.

READ ALSO: India destroys terror camps in a midnight airstrike; Mirage 2000 deployed





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