Indian Air Force (IAF) destroyed the Pakistan-based terror camps and launch pads of Jaish-e-Mohammed across Line of Control (LoC) by dropping 1000 kg bombs in the wee hours. As the reports started pouring in, the nation rejoiced the mission, calling it a befitting reply to dastardly terror attack of JeM in Pulwama.
But, in the parliament of Pakistan, the leaders of opposition shouted slogans of ''shame shame'' which echoed loudly inside the building. 12 of IAF's Mirage 2000 fighters crossed the Line of Control in the wee hours of Tuesday.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said Pakistan holds the right to self-defence and a befitting response.''We kept on telling the world that this could happen… they [India] carried out aggression against Pakistan today.
India violated the LoC [today]. Pakistan holds the right to self-defence and a befitting response,” Qureshi told media, after chairing an emergency consultative meeting at the Foreign Office.
On February 14, 42 CRPF personnel were killed in Pulwama district when a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into their bus.
The CRPF personnel were killed when a terrorist rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into the bus they were travelling in.
In aftermath of Pulwama attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that the armed forces being given ‘free hand’ to avenge Pulwama attack. Addressing media in New Delhi after the CCS meet, PM Modi said.
“Our security forces have been given free hand. The forces behind this act of terrorism and those responsible for it, will be definitely be punished,” he said.