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Rahul Gandhi reacts to India's aerial strike in PoK, says, 'I salute IAF pilots'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 February 2019, 11:15 IST
Rahul Gandhi

After terror attack in Pulwama by the Jaish-e-Mohammad group, India has conducted aerial strikes in PoK as the reports have claimed and Congress president Rahul Gandhi has reacted over the matter.

Rahul Gandhi, in a tweet has said, “I salute the pilots of the IAF.”

India has conducted pre-dawn strikes on the terror camps of Jaish-e-Mohammad across the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir late night at 03:30 am by 12 mirage 2000 fighter jets.

India Air Force have dropped around 1,000 kg of bombs guided through laser and have completely destroyed the bunkers.

News agency ANI tweeted, informing, “Balakot, Chakothi and Muzaffarabad terror launch pads across the LOC completely destroyed in IAF air strikes. JeM control rooms also destroyed.”

The first official confirmation of the operation has been tweeted by Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare.

He tweeted, “ये मोदी का हिंदुस्तान है, घर में घुसेगा भी और मारेगा भीAir Force carried out aerial strike early morning today at terror camps across the LoC and Completely destroyed it एक एक क़तरा ख़ून का हिसाब होगा !ये तो एक शुरुआत है .. ये देश नहीं झुकने दूंगा"

ANI further tweeted, "Pakistani F16s were scrambled to retaliate against IAF Mirage 2000s but turned back due to size of Indian formation. Western Air Command coordinated operation."


First published: 26 February 2019, 9:55 IST