In the ‘Surgical Strike’ conducted by Indian Air Force, going 70 km ahead of Line of Control, the air force personnel were successful in eliminating 25 commanders of Jaish-e-Mohammad, 42 suicide bombers and around 350 terrorists of various other terrorist outfits. The camp where the terrorists had stored explosives were also destroyed. According to the briefing given by the security forces to the National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India Ajit Doval, it is confirmed that the 42 suicide bombers were ready to enter the Indian borders and conduct a massive attack.
The footages that were released by the security forces confirmed that the terrorists were given training to even attack countries like the United Kingdom, Israel and the United States of America. The flags were painted on the steps, marking each step as an individual country. Around six bombs were ejected from Mirage-2000 targeting the terrorist base camps including POK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) too.
It is confirmed that the brothers of Maulana Masood namely, Maulana Talla Saif, Maulana Ammar, Ibrahim Azhar, Mufti Azhar Khan, and brother-in-law Yusuf Azhar were killed in the surgical strike. Amid this, a high alert has been declared across Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi.
The security in and around the Indira Gandhi International Airport has been beefed up and Army personnel are now deployed at the airport.