New Delhi, September 29: In a meeting that took place after Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice along the LoC in last 24 hours, the army said that it carried out surgical strikes across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir to thwart the Pakistani terrorists who were positioned themselves at launch pads with the aim to carry out strikes in Jammu and Kashmir and other metros.
DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said,” “India conducted surgical strikes last night across the LoC to safeguard our nation, the Defence Ministry said on Thursday. Significant casualties have been caused to terrorists and those trying to shield them. We don’t have a plan to further conduct such strikes. India has spoken to Pakistan.”
Singh further added to the information that they have found items including GPS which have Pakistani markings. Further he said that the terrorists those were captured by the army which were from PoK or Pakistan made the confession about their training in Pakistan or in Pakistan controlled region.
Singh then called the matter a serious concern and talked about the infiltration saying, "We can't allow terrorists to operate across the LoC, there has been a surge in infiltration. It has been a matter of serious concern that there have been many infiltration bids by terrorists at LoC. Despite our persistent urging to Pakistan to not allow territory under its control to not be used for terrorist activities nothing was done."
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had pledged that the attack will not go unpunished, after 18 soldiers were killed in Uri attack. A cabinet committee meeting on security on the situation along Line on Control was chaired by Prime Minister Modi.
In the Indian Commandos surgical strike in PoK 38 terrorists were killed and also 2 Pak Army Jawan were killed. The strike was also successful in destroying 6 Terrorist Camps. Many fatal casualties were also reported.