Exclusive: In Kargil War, India Was Minutes Away From Bombing Pak Bases | Read

PUBLISHED ON: July 19, 2016 | Duration: 3 min, 25 sec

   
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In the early hours of June 13, 1999, at the height of the Kargil War, Indian Air Force fighter pilots were minutes away from launching a full-fledged air attack deep inside Pakistan. Targets had been assigned, route maps finalised; personal revolvers to be carried by pilots had been loaded with ammunition and Pakistani currency collected, for use if pilots had to eject on the other side of the Line of Control and orchestrate an escape.
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