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Air strike 2: Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Akshay Kumar salute Indian Air Force after Balakot surgical air strike

Praising PM Narendra Modi and Indian Air Force, celebrities such as Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Paresh Rawal and others tweeted in support of this bold move.

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New Delhi Updated on: February 26, 2019 14:08 IST
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Air strike 2: Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Akshay Kumar salute Indian Air Force after Balakot surgical air strike

The Indian Air Force retaliated in the wake of Pulwama Terror Attack which killed over 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel on February 24. According to ANI, the strike took place around 3: 30 AM using 12 Mirage 2,000 fighter jets. Furthermore, the reports said that the aircraft dropped 1,000 kg laser-guided bombs on a major terror camp across the Line of Control, completely destroying it. Now, several celebrities from Bollywood and cricket industry have come to the forefront to salute the IAF for avenging Pulwama Terror Attack. 

Praising PM Narendra Modi and Indian Air Force, celebrities such as Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Varun Dhawan, Paresh Rawal, Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Virendra Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and many others tweeted in support of this bold move.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has released an official statement. He said, “Credible intelligence was received that Jaish-e-Mohammed was attempting another suicide terror attack in various parts of the country & fidayeen jihadis were being trained for this purpose.” 

He added, “Credible information was received that JeM was attempting other attacks in the country. A pre-emptive strike became important. India struck the biggest camp of JeM in Balakot.”

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