Indian army targets 7 terror launch pads during surgical strike at LoC

Photo of DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh brefing media persons after Indian targets terror launch pads near LoC.

New Delhi: The special forces of the Indian Army today during the ‘surgical strike’ overnight targeted at least seven terror launch pads across the LoC.

During the ‘surgical strike’ at least two Pakistani army soldiers were killed along with 38 terrorists.

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According to Defence sources, the operation began at around mid-night yesterday and ended at around 4:30 AM early this morning.

Sources said, the terror launch pads targeted were in the range of 2 to 3km from the Line of Control (LoC) and were under surveillance for over one week.

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The DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, earlier, addressing a press conference and said India carried out ‘surgical strike’ on terror launch pads across the LoC on terrorists and those who are trying to support them.

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the Indian army made announcement of the strikes.

The DGMO said he had spoken to the Pakistani Director General of Military Operations and explained India’s concerns and also shared with him details of the operation.

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