In a major retaliation to the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, the Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out air strikes against JeM terror camps in the wee hours of Tuesday. 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets of the IAF carried out the air strikes for forty minutes in which JeM’s alpha-3 control room was completely destroyed. Pakistan Army has confessed the incursion by the IAF jets but denied any loss of life or property.
The air strikes carried out by the IAF has been praised by political leaders cutting across party lines. While Congress president Rahul Gandhi praised IAF pilots, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saluted the bravery of the IAF pilots.
Here’s a compilation of reactions to the air strikes carried out by the IAF:
Pak Foreign Minister SM Qureshi
Pakistan peace loving country and have registered successes in war on terrorism: says Qureshi