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Fact Check: Did Indian fighter jets cross only LoC?

It also reported that 1000 Kg bombs were dropped on terror camps across the LoC.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

MUMBAI: Quoting Indian Air Force, ANI, the Indian news agency, reported that 12 Mirage 2000 jets took part in the operation that dropped 1000 Kg bombs on terror camps across LOC, completely destroying it.

It also reported that 1000 Kg bombs were dropped on terror camps across the LoC.

Did India, drop bombs only across the LoC?

According to a tweet by Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, Spokesperson Pakistan Armed Forces, 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,” the Major tweeted.

The Pak Major also tweeted the pictures of fallen payload.

Tweets from Pak Major reveal that India has not only ‘bombed  terror camps across LoC’ but has attacked deep inside Pakistan.

The Pak Major’s tweets names Balkot. Balakot is a town in Mansehra District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

This reveals that as reported by ANI, Indian fighter jets have not just dropped bombs across LoC but have ;attacked’ deep inside Pakistan.

Relations between India and Pakistan has worsened following a terror attack on February 14 in Pulwama, Kashmir, which had claimed lives of 42 Central Reserve Police Force personnel.

Days after the Pulwama attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said security forces have been given free hand to avenge the dastardly act.

Some, 2700 CRPF personnel were on their way to Srinagar when their convoy was attacked by an IED laden SUV rammed onto one of the busses.

Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad had claimed that they killed the CRPF soldiers.

Last Thursday, in a strong show of international support for India, the UNSC comprising 15 nations, including Pakistan’s key ally China, named JeM while condemning in the “strongest terms” the “heinous and cowardly” terror attack in Pulwama and stressed on the need to hold organisers and financiers of such “reprehensible acts” accountable and bring them to justice.

“The members of the Security Council underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice, and urged all States…to cooperate actively with the Government of India and all other relevant authorities in this regard,” it said.

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