Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar: Pakistan ISI's blue-eyed boy was sure his 1994 custody in India wouldn't last long
Masood Azhar, the Jaish-e-Mohammed's chief whose terror academy in Balakot faced a blitzkrieg from Indian Air Force jets early on Tuesday, is an overweight fugitive released by India in exchange for passengers of a hijacked Indian Airlines plane in 1999. He has since been a blue-eyed boy of Pakistan's external snooping agency ISI.
Balakot air strikes: India upheld sanctity of LoC by targeting JeM; Pak retaliation will cast doubts about anti-terror effort
Should Pakistan resolve to seek revenge for the Indian Air Force operation, then its commitment to maintaining peace in the subcontinent will be in more doubt than usual.
Air strikes in Pakistan's Balakot: IAF used Sukhoi 30 MKIs, laser pods for its ‘most successful’ op that lasted 21 minutes
The probable timeline of the surgical strikes suggests that the entire operation was executed within 30 minutes, and the attack, including crossing over to the other side of the border and returning to Indian airspace, was achieved in under 21 minutes.
US urges India, Pakistan to show restraint; Mike Pompeo says Islamabad must take 'meaningful action against terrorist groups'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called on India and Pakistan to "exercise restraint" amid soaring tensions between the two nuclear-armed countries, while urging Islamabad to take action against militants.
In China, Sushma Swaraj attacks Pakistan for Pulwama attack, defends IAF strikes on Jaish camps, says were not military operation
Sushma Swaraj has raised the Pulwama attack at the foreign ministers' meeting in China with Wang Yi in Wuzhen, a day after IAF attacked a JeM camp in Balakot.
IAF's strikes in Pakistan, empty coffers leave Imran Khan with two choices: End terror and govern or fight India
The Indian Air Force conducted airstrikes across the LoC to attack well-known terrorist camps deep inside Pakistan. Pakistan's Major General Asif Ghafoor chose to say that the attacks were carried out in Muzaffarabad, but India's foreign secretary confirmed that the IAF operation targeted a JeM camp.
Surgical strike on Pakistan: Exact target of IAF operation identified as Jaba Top; air force carried out several hits around site
There was confusion over whether the IAF operation took place just across the LoC in Balakot in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, or in Bala Kote near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.
India's surgical strike against Pakistan: We are safe under Modi's decisive leadership, says Amit Shah; Opposition lauds IAF
The Pakistan Army on Tuesday alleged that the Indian Air Force violated the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakot in the Muzaffarabad sector.