IAF 'decimates' Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest training camp in Pakistan; Indians take to streets to celebrate [Photos]

People across India hailed the pre-emptive strikes by the IAF across the LoC, decimating JeM's biggest training camp and eliminating over 300 militants

FP Staff February 26, 2019 21:52:07 IST
In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, a dozen Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 aircrafts launched precision strikes in Pakistan's Balakot, Muzzafarabad and Chakoti, eliminating Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest training camp and over 300 militants. Seen here are people celebrating the successful mission. PTI
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In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, a dozen Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 aircrafts launched precision strikes in Pakistan's Balakot, Muzzafarabad and Chakoti, eliminating Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest training camp and over 300 militants. Seen here are people celebrating the successful mission. PTI
Celebrations continued into the night as political parties and people at large hailed what was perceived to be a reply to the Pulwama attack. AP
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Celebrations continued into the night as political parties and people at large hailed what was perceived to be a reply to the Pulwama attack. AP
The attacks came 12 days after 40 CRP personnel were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama. Seen here are scenes of celebrations of retaliatory measures taken by India on Tuesday. PTI
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The attacks came 12 days after 40 CRP personnel were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama. Seen here are scenes of celebrations of retaliatory measures taken by India on Tuesday. PTI
Following the strikes, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Mumbai's Naval base were put on high alert. Jammu residents took to the streets to hail the Indian government's strong reaction to the Pulwama attack. PTI
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Following the strikes, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Mumbai's Naval base were put on high alert. Jammu residents took to the streets to hail the Indian government's strong reaction to the Pulwama attack. PTI
The IAF strikes were appreciated by leaders across various political parties and by people from all walks of life. People exchanged sweets with paramilitary soldiers in Kolkata. PTI
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The IAF strikes were appreciated by leaders across various political parties and by people from all walks of life. People exchanged sweets with paramilitary soldiers in Kolkata. PTI
Tensions have increased between India and Pakistan since the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for the 14 February Pulwama terror attack. AP
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Tensions have increased between India and Pakistan since the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for the 14 February Pulwama terror attack. AP
Appreciation for the bold move by Narendra Modi-led central government was voiced in the Delhi, Haryana and Maharashtra Assemblies. Seen here are more scenes of celebration from Kolkata. PTI
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Appreciation for the bold move by Narendra Modi-led central government was voiced in the Delhi, Haryana and Maharashtra Assemblies. Seen here are more scenes of celebration from Kolkata. PTI
Families of jawans who lost their lives in the Pulwama attack said that the strikes gave them a certain sense of satisfaction even though their loss cannot be remedied. Scores of people took part in a march and shouted slogans to hail the bold move. PTI
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Families of jawans who lost their lives in the Pulwama attack said that the strikes gave them a certain sense of satisfaction even though their loss cannot be remedied. Scores of people took part in a march and shouted slogans to hail the bold move. PTI
In Allahabad, people exchanged sweets with paramilitary personnel when news of the IAF strikes across the LoC spread. PTI
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In Allahabad, people exchanged sweets with paramilitary personnel when news of the IAF strikes across the LoC spread. PTI
Members of Mumbai's Raza Academy gathered to celebrate the mission's success. They stood waving tricolours and holding placards with messages like 'We salute the bravery of IAF'. PTI
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Members of Mumbai's Raza Academy gathered to celebrate the mission's success. They stood waving tricolours and holding placards with messages like 'We salute the bravery of IAF'. PTI
The strikes were carried out within a span of 12 minutes. Pakistan vowed to respond to these strikes at a 'place and time of its own choosing'. Seen here are Jabalpur BJP workers celebrating the air strikes. PTI
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The strikes were carried out within a span of 12 minutes. Pakistan vowed to respond to these strikes at a 'place and time of its own choosing'. Seen here are Jabalpur BJP workers celebrating the air strikes. PTI
Crackers were burst as supporters of BJP celebrated well into the night in New Delhi on Tuesday. AP
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Crackers were burst as supporters of BJP celebrated well into the night in New Delhi on Tuesday. AP