New Delhi, February 26: After India carried out pre-emptive air strikes to counter terrorism across the Line of Control (LoC) Balakot, an auto-rickshaw driver from Delhi was seen offering free auto rides to the passenger because he was happy. Speaking to news agency ANI, Manoj said, "Can't do much but I'm offering free rides. I'm happy, I'm not charging anything today." Surgical Strike 2: Indian Air Force Strikes JeM Camps in Pakistan Days After Pulwama Attack, Pak Officials Cry Intrusion.

In the images shared by ANI, a poster in Manoj's auto can be seen announcing free rides. The Poster read, " Free free free, Pulwama hamle ke badla lene ki khushi mai aaj iss auto mai free seva. Shaheedo ko naman-sena ka pranam, Modiji ko dhanyavaad. (In celebration of avenging of the Pulwama terror attack, today this auto will offer free services)." JeM Terror Camps Destroyed by IAF in Strikes Across LoC Balakot: Photos.

Tweet by ANI:

People of India celebrated as the Indian Air Force on Tuesday strike on JeM's terror camps in Pakistan. According to reports, around 300 terrorists were killed in the strike. The opposition, as well as common people, lauded the security forces for the action which came after the Pulwama terror attack.

The pre-dawn operation, is described as not military action, but "pre-emptive air strikes to counter-terrorism". After bombing the Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist base for 21 minutes, all 12 Mirage 2000 Fighter jets returned safely.

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