New Delhi: If sources are to be believed, around 300 terrorists from JeM, LeT and Hijbul Mujahideen are believed to be killed in the airstrike.
Twelve Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage 2000 fighters crossed the Line of Control (LoC) at 3:30am on Tuesday and destroyed a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist camp based in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). IAF sources said the Mirage fighters dropped 1000 kilogrammes bombs on terror camps across the LoC and completely destroyed it.
Pakistani military confirmed that the IAF jets entered deep into Pakistan and reached Balakot, a town in Mansehra district in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa before Pakistani Air Force tried to intercept them.
Sources said that JeM has a strong foothold in Balakot region. Besides JeM, LeT & Hijbul Mujahideen also have their operational headquarters in Muzzaffarabad and Kotli.