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Indian government confirms air strikes on militant camps inside PakistanIndian government confirms air strikes on militant camps inside Pakistan

Indian air force jets carried out air strikes on militant camps inside Pakistan on Tuesday, a government minister said, adding that “a very large number” of fighters were killed.
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale told a media briefing that the raid on the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) camp at Balkot was launched because New Delhi believed suicide attacks in India were “imminent.”
“A very large number of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and groups of jihadis who were being trained for fidayeen (suicide) action were eliminated,” he said.
JeM claimed responsibility for a February 14 suicide bomb attack in Kashmir that killed 40 Indian paramilitaries.
“Air Force carried out aerial strike early morning today at terror camps across the LoC (Line of Control) and completely destroyed it,” minister of state for agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat had said on Twitter.
Pakistan’s military said Indian military aircraft had crossed into its territory in the disputed Kashmir region and “released a payload” after Pakistan scrambled its own jets, but there were no casualties or damage.
The confrontation follows escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals since the Feb 14 suicide bombing in Kashmir, when 40 Indian paramilitary police were killed by a Pakistani-based militant group. New Delhi blamed Islamabad, which denies having a role in the attack.
In this handout photograph released by Pakistan’s Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on February 26, 2019, a view of payload dropped by Indian Air Force aicrafts in a hilly terrain in Balakot area. (AFP)
“Indian aircrafts intruded from Muzafarabad sector,” Pakistani military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter early on Tuesday, referring to an area in the Pakistan-administered part of Kashmir.

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.