Surgical Strikes Carried Out Across Line Of Control, Reveals Army: Highlights

The army said Pak is guilty of "increasing infiltration by terrorists along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir"

New Delhi: The Defence and the Foreign Ministries addressed a press conference in New Delhi after ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

Here are the big highlights:
  • Almost 20 infiltration attempts have been foiled by army successfully this year
  • Infiltration of terrorists across Line of Control has been a matter of serious concern
  • We have recovered items including GPS and stones with Pakistani markings
  • Captured Pakistani terrorists have confessed to their training in Pakistan or territory controlled by Pakistan
  • Matter taken up at highest diplomatic levels and military levels at regular times
  • We had proposed fingerprints and DNA samples of killed terrorists can also be made available
  • Despite Pakistan commitment not to allow its territory for terrorism, no let up in terror actions
  • Based on specific and credible information received yesterday that some terrorist teams had positioned themselves at launch pads at LoC with aim to infiltrate
  • The army conducted surgical strikes last night at these launch pads.
  • Significant casualties to terrorists and those supporting them