At least 20 terrorists have been neutralised in a daring cross-LoC operation by the Indian Army in response to the Uri attack. National Secuirty Advisor Ajith Dovel well planned the mission immediately after the Uri Attack without progress as war, he calculated different angles of this issue, and confirmed that , India is attacking only terrorists , and their camps not the Pak military forces. He had done this method when terroist attacked on Indian Army last year near Assam- Myanmar Boarder, where INDIA lost 26 Jawans
“Won’t go into details of what India can do, but sometimes knee-jerk reaction is required,” he said.
Two units of the elite 2 Paras comprising 18-20 soldiers flew across the LoC in the Uri sector in military helicopters and carried out an operation that killed at least 20 suspected terrorists across three terror camps in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Total casualties, including those injured, could be as high as 200, sources said.
Military sources confirmed that which confirmed this information from two other independent sources, that the operation happened during the intervening hours of 20 September and 21 September.
Indications that the Indian Special Forces struck across LoC came in the form of Pakistan declaring a no-fly zone over PoK on 20 September night.
Pakistan’s national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), had cancelled flights to northern Pakistani cities, including to Gilgit and Skardu in PoK, due to “airspace restrictions”.
PIA called off flights to Gilgit and Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan region in PoK and Chitral in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
PIA spokesperson Danyal Gilani had tweeted this information late Tuesday evening.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with the country’s powerful Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday night ahead of his speech at the UN in which he raised the Kashmir issue. It is understood that they are likely to have discussed this cross-border raid as well.
A statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs listed the items recovered from the terrorists, including GPS tracker with coordinates that indicate the point and time of infiltration across the LoC and the subsequent route to the terror attack site; grenades with Pakistani markings; communication matrix sheets; communication equipment; and other items made in Pakistan, including food, medicines and clothes.
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had summoned Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday and conveyed India’s demand for action by Pakistan to crack down on the terror infrastructure in its territory.
We strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Uri. I assure the nation that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished.