The Indian Air Force (IAF) dropped approx. 1,000 KG bombs on Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps across the LoC (Line of Control) in Muzaffarabad sector in Pakistan on Tuesday morning.
Major General Asif Ghafoor, a spokesperson for the Pakistan army, confirmed that the Indian Air Force violated the Line of Control.
Noting that no casualties have been reported, Ghafoor tweeted,
Facing timely and effective response from Pakistan Air Force released payload in haste while escaping which fell near Balakot.
Indian aircrafts intruded from Muzafarabad sector. Facing timely and effective response from Pakistan Air Force released payload in haste while escaping which fell near Balakot. No casualties or damage.— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 26, 2019
Indian aircrafts’ intrusion across LOC in Muzafarabad Sector within AJ&K was 3-4 miles.Under forced hasty withdrawal aircrafts released payload which had free fall in open area. No infrastructure got hit, no casualties. Technical details and other important information to follow.— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 26, 2019
According to an ANI report, a group of Dassault Mirage 2000 Indian Fighter jet planes struck over a major terrorist camp across the Line of Control completely destroyed it on February 26.
As per the report, Pakistani also released F16s to fight against IAF but they were scrambled to retaliate and turned back due to the size of Indian formation.
The IAF attack took place after a suicide car bomber crashed into a vehicle carrying Indian soldiers in Pulwama, Kashmir, leaving 40 of them killed.
The terror attack is considered as one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in India in two decades.
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