Sam Pitroda, who is part of the Congress’ manifesto committee for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and is considered a senior ideologue of the party had raised questions over the Balakot strike saying that international media did not agree with the claims made in India about the IAF action.
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JeM chief Masood Azhar’s younger brother Abdul Rauf Asghar and his brother-in-law Yusuf Azhar alias Ustad Ghauri were among jihadi leaders and clerics who attended the annual conference at Madrassa Teleemul-Quran at Jaba Top in April 2018, according to a report in JeM’s journal al-Qalam, published around the time.
Highly-placed sources said that the government got the intelligence input just two days after the February 14 terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama by JeM suicide bomber Adil Ahmad Dar in which 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and five suffered injuries.
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 08:27 AM IST
Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
Australia joined the European Union and China to call for restraint from India and Pakistan after Indian warplanes bombed a terrorist camp deep across the LOC but also asked Pakistan to enforce the ban on terror groups such as the Jaish and Lashkare-Toiba.
Sources said the IAF used Mirage-2000 jets with laser-guided bombs causing an estimated casualty of 200-300, almost two weeks after a terror attack killed 40 CRPF soldiers in south’s Kashmir’s Pulwama ratcheting tensions between India and Pakistan.
Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000 fighter jets struck a major terrorist camp across the LoC and completely destroyed it, intelligence sources have said.Earlier, Pakistan’s Director General of Inter Services Public Relations Pakistan claimed its air force responded effectively repulsed to intruding India aircraft.
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.