Watch: India carries out precision targeting of terrorist launch pads in Pakistan

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Updated: Apr 10, 2020 11:25 PM

The retaliation comes after repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the last few days. In the last couple of days, Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Uri area of Baramulla district and along the LoC in Poonch district.

The retaliation comes after repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the last few days.

India on Friday carried out precision targeting of terrorist launch pads and ammunition in response to unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Keran Sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir, news agency ANI reported. According to the report, India has inflicted heavy damage on the “enemy” side. “India carries out precision targeting of gun areas, terrorist launch pads and ammunition in response to unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Keran Sector of Kupwara district. Reports of heavy damage on the enemy side,” ANI quoted Defence Spokesperson, Srinagar as saying.

The retaliation comes after repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the last few days. In the last couple of days, Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Uri area of Baramulla district and along the LoC in Poonch district. According to PTI, Pakistan fired small arms and mortar shells along the LoC in Poonch district all through the week. Just last week, the neighbouring country injured six security personnel in Sunderbani-Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Last month, the Ministry of Defence informed that there had been 1,586 incidents of ceasefire violations in 2019 and 646 incidents of violations during the first two months of 2020 — January and February. The violations happened on Indo-Pak international border as well as Line of Control after 5th August, 2019.

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The ministry further said that there had been 27 encounters with terrorists in UT of Jammu and Kashmir since August 2019 to February, 2020. “45 terrorists were neutralized and 07 security force personnel were also got martyred,” it said in a statement.

The ministry also said that appropriate retaliation to the ceasefire violations had been carried out by Indian Army.

“All violations of ceasefire are taken up with Pakistan authorities at the appropriate level through the established mechanism of hotlines, flag meetings, Directorate Generals of Military Operations talks as well as diplomatic channels between the two countries,” the ministry had said.

 

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