The Indian Air Force pre-dawn mission to blow up terror organization’s Jaish-e-Mohammed’s biggest training camp in Pakistan’s Balakot was code-named ‘Operation Bandar’.
On February 26, a bunch of Mirage 2000 jets born bombs on a five-star resort-style camp on a brow forest, killing an unspecified range of terrorists.
India had dubbed the operation as “non-military” and “pre-emptive”. It materialized days when the Jem claimed responsibility for a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district within which 40 Central Reserve Force(CRPF) personnel were killed.
In his initial remarks when the strike, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had during a public rally in Rajasthan’s Churu assured the people that the “country is in safe hands. there’s nothing on top of the nation.”
While addressing the media on the day air strike took place, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale had said that the “intelligence-led operation” had become “absolutely necessary” because it was conspiring a lot of suicide attacks in Bharat.
“Information concerning the location of training camps in Pakistan|West Pakistan|Asian country|Asian nation} and PoJK has been provided to Pakistan from time to time. Pakistan, however, denies their existence. The existence of such massive coaching facilities capable of coaching many jihadis couldn’t have functioned while not the data of Pakistan authorities,” Gokhale had added.