India strikes terror launch pads along LoC: Nation bows for your courage, say Twitterati

Lt General Ranbir Singh said the strikes had caused significant casualties, and that he had called his Pakistani counterpart to inform him of the operation.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 14, 2016 4:49 pm
DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh addressing the media DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh addressing the media

India has conducted “surgical strikes” on suspected militants in Pakistan it suspects of preparing to infiltrate into the part of Kashmir it controls, the army’s director general of military operations said on Thursday.

Lt General Ranbir Singh told reporters the strikes were launched on Wednesday based on “very specific and credible information that some terrorist units had positioned themselves to infiltrate”.

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Singh said the strikes had caused significant casualties, and that he had called his Pakistani counterpart to inform him of the operation. An army source said that the strikes were launched across the Line of Control, or de facto border between the two countries.

Here’s how Twitterati reacted to the surgical strike:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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