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Families of martyrs in Rajasthan hail air strike on terror camps; high alert sounded in border areas

Jitendra Lamba - the brother of Martyr Rohitash Lamba from Jaipur who died in the Pulwama attacks on February 14 said that they were happy to learn about the air strike on terrorist camps early in the morning.

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February 26, 2019 1:10 pm

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Jaipur:  The families of martyrs in Rajasthan hailed the air strike by Indian Air force on terrorist camps at Pakistan occupied Kashmir in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday. According to reports, major launch pads of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) – the terrorist group behind Pulwama attacks- have been destroyed in the air strike.

Jintedra Lamba – the brother of Martyr Rohitash Lamba from Jaipur who died in the Pulwama attacks on February 14 said that they were happy to learn about the air strike on terrorist camps early in the morning.

“We are happy that the death of my brother is being avenged,” said the brother

Similar attacks should be carried out on the terrorist camps in Pakistan in the future also, he said.

“We appreciate the step of aerial strikes taken by the Modi government and Indian Air Force to avenge the death of the martyrs” Jitendra added.

Also, a high alert has been sounded in the areas bordering Pakistan including Jaisalmer, Barmer, Bikaner and Sriganganagar. The agencies suspect a spike in infiltration attempts following  the air strike on Tuesday.

Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot and Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot hailed the Indian Air force in the aftermath of Pulwama attacks.

Indian Air Force carried out aerial strikes over the terrorist camp at Pakistan-occupied Kashmir at around 3:30 am on Tuesday.

As many as 12 Air Force Mirage jets dropped 1000 kg bombs on terror camps across the Line of Control (LoC). The targets were terror camps and launch pads of Jaish-e-Mohammad among other terrorist groups in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

First published: February 26, 2019
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