India Kills 35 Terrorists Raiding Terror Camps Beyond LoC
India’s ‘surgical strikes’ hit militant strongholds in Pakistan occupied Kashmir area popularly called as PoK on Thursday, before dawn. Terrorist bases across the de factor border were destroyed and several terrorists were killed including two Pakistani soldiers.
According to Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, India’s director general of military operation, significant casualties have caused to the terrorists.
Meanwhile, Pakistan has condemned the operation describing it as “unprovoked and naked aggression,” but the country has denied too that Indian soldiers infiltrated the PoK.
Indian military and government officials confirmed the soldiers crossed border and reached the PoK region to hit militant camp housing about 20 t0 25 terrorizing people.
Surgical strikes took place between 12:00 a.m. to 04:30 a.m.
Will do it again if needed, said India
Since Independence in 1947 India and Pakistan have fought several wars and three of those were over Kashmir.
Below are the timeline of past two dacades about the strain relationships betwen India and Pakistan:
2016 – Relationships between the two nations fractured following the killing of a 22-year-old separatist militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani by the Indian security forces.
2010 – Muslims protested in Indian-controlled Kashmir and this resulted with crackdown by Indian forces. More than 100 people were killed and most of them were youths.
2008 – About 10 militants killed more than 160 people by opening fire on civilians on November 26 in Mumbai.
2007 – 68 people were killed when a train operating between the two countries were bombed.
2001 – Indian Kashmiri assembly in Srinagar was attacked killing 38 people. Armed men also later attacked Indian parliament in capital New Delhi killing two dozen people.
1999 – Kargil War took place after India launched air strikes against the Pakistan-backed forces for crossing the border. The war ended when Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ordered withdrawal of the infiltrating forces.