The Surgical Strike 2.0 took place in Twelve days after the Pulwama terror attack. The Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out major strikes at terror camps of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot town of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
Pakistani security forces and JeM terrorists were caught unaware when 12 Mirage fighter jets stormed in their territory around 3.40am on Tuesday and dropped around 1,000 kg bombs, which killed up to 350 terrorists.
Narendra Modi (The Prime Minister of India) address the media and people of Rajasthan ensuring that the country is in safe hands as it was his ongoing rally time so it was an opportunity for him
While Pakistan has acknowledged the strikes carried out in the region, it has warned India of an appropriate response at the “time and place of its choosing”.Pakistan was quite eager and nervous for their response.
Indian Air Force (IAF) jets crossed the Line of Control (LoC). And. destroyed terror camps in Pakistan. sources said. The air strike was carried out in Balakot sector at 3.30 am. The places were Balakot, Chakothi & Muzaffarabad.
Terror launch pads across the LOC were completely destroyed. 10 Mirage 2000 aircraft dropped 1,000 kg bombs on terrorist camps across the LoC. It is believed that IAF used laser-guided bombs in the air strike that lasted for 21 minutes.
Around 200-250 terrorist killed. Considered as the payback for the Pulwama attack.
Mirage 2000used in Kargil war. It is a vintage aircraft. but due to its reliability and precision, it is always the first choice for surgical attacks even today after investing so much in other powerful weapons