Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi: Pakistan will take international media to the area of strikes, helicopters are being readied, right now weather is bad, will fly when weather permits.
On Tuesday, China urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint as tension soar between the two neighbouring nation following the IAF Strikes in Pakistan on Tuesday. China asked India to carry out its fight against terrorism through international cooperation.
Ex-Army Chief General Bikram Singh on IAF strikes said that it is an excellent operation that has been undertaken by the Indian Air Force. Singh said it was certain it'll happen, it was writing on the wall as PM had announced it. "We've seen that earlier when PM announced after Uri we went in for surgical strike 1. This is surgical strike 2", Singh said.
According to Government sources, a total of six bombs were dropped on Pakistan based terrorist camps by the Indian Air Force Mirage 2000s. 1,000 kg precision bombs used, reports said. Twelve days after a JeM suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF troopers, India on early Tuesday struck the Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) biggest training camp at Balakot killing a large of terrorists and their trainers.
Security has been beefed up in Gujarat, Punjab and other border areas following the IAF strikes at terror camps in Pakistan. Police and other local administrations in border areas have been asked to maintain strict vigil after the air strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) biggest terror camp in Pakistan.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led by Pakistan PM Imran Khan has summoned a special meeting on Wednesday. Taking to Twitter, PTI said, "Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned special meeting of NCA on 27 Feb 2019. PM has directed that elements of national power including the Armed Forces and the people of Pakistan to remain prepared for all eventualities".
He decided to engage with global leadership to expose irresponsible Indian policy in the region.
PM appreciated timely and effective response of PAF to repulse Indian attempt without any loss of life or property.
— PTI (@PTIofficial) February 26, 2019
According to reports, Pakistan said it will raise the issue of India's 'violation' of the Line of Control (LoC) at the United Nations and other international forums, a media said Tuesday, quoting sources. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Pakistan PM Imran Khan which was attended by the top civil and military leadership, including Army chief General Qamar Jawed Bajwa.
Pakistan strongly rejects Indian claim of targeting an alleged terrorist camp near Balakot and the claim of heavy casualties.A special meeting of the National Security Committee chaired by Imran Khan was held and was attended by Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Defence, Finance,Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, COAS, CNS, CAS and other civil & military officials.
After the air strikes by IAF's 12 Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft at terror camps in Balakot this morning, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was quoted saying by reports that India is lying about attacking the terror camps in Balakot in Pakistan. Khan said, he will take the media to the attack site and said Pakistan will respond to the attack.
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak and Finance Minister Asad Umar will address a press conference at 3 pm (PST) today.
New Delhi, February 26: Days after 40 CRPF jawans were killed in a deadly terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday morning struck a Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) camp in Balakot, Pakistan. According to a tweet by ANI, the attack was carried out at around 3:30 am on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. Surgical Strike 2: Indian Air Force Strikes JeM Camps in Pakistan Days After Pulwama Attack, Pak Officials Cry Intrusion.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday carried out aerial strike at terror camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. According to details available by IAF sources, as many as 12 Mirage 2000 jets participated in the operation that dropped 1,000 kg bombs at the terrorist camp across the LoC and completely destroyed it.
Surgical Strike 2: How IAF Destroyed JeM Camps Across LoC
Meanwhile, the Pakistan Army on Tuesday alleged that the Indian IAF violated the Line of Control (LoC) in Muzafarabad sector. “Indian aircrafts intruded from Muzafarabad 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 army, said in a tweet.