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Pakistan Calls “Emergency Meeting” Following India’s Air Strikes on Terror Outfits

ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN) – Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called an “emergency meeting” on Tuesday following India’s air strikes across the LoC, which destroyed terror camps in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. After the Indian Air Force’s successful air strike on terror outfits in Pakistani regions, the environment in Pakistan turned vulnerable. According to reports, the meeting took place at the foreign office for consultations. After the completion of the meeting, the Pakistani foreign minister was expected to meet the country’s PM, Imran Khan to discuss the security situation with high-level officials.

In New Delhi, the sources confirmed the news of the Indian Air Force air strikes inside Pakistan early on Tuesday and targeted terror camps. Earlier, Pakistan sources denied any such attacks but later confirmed the news and called it the violation of rules pertaining to Line of Control (LoC) in Muzaffarabad province. Indian Air Force deployed 12 Mirage aircraft to carry out the operation due to its effectiveness in throwing bombs at a low altitude and covering a long distance in less time.

The Indian side also collected evidence of the operation in the form of videos to show to the world. According to sources, it was not an emergency attack as its preparation was started the day Pulwama attack took place. Indian Air Force aircrafts successfully managed to destroyed camps belonging to Pakistan-based terror outfits in Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pakistani Media claimed that the Indian government has taken this step due to intense domestic pressure. Although Pakistani PM has not yet commented on this issue, the director general of ISPR, the media wing of the Pakistan army said that no damage or casualties took place during the operation.

“Indian Air Force intruded from Muzaffarabad sector. Facing timely and effective response from Pakistan Air Force released payload in haste while escaping which fell near Balakot. No Casualties or damage, “Major general Asif Ghafoor, director general of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistan army, said in a tweet.

“Indian Air Force violated Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan. Pakistan Air Force immediately scrambled. Indian aircraft gone back,” he tweeted.

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