According to reports, the terrorist camps at Balakot have undergone a revamp ahead of the first anniversary of the IAF bombings
New Delhi: The first anniversary of the Balakot airstrike was marked on February 26 which was conducted by the Indian Air Force to target the terrorist camps operating in the town of Balakot in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
On February 26, 2019, India carried out airstrike around 12 days after a convoy of vehicles carrying CRPF personnel was attacked by a suicide bomber-plotted by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror organization, at Lethpora in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Last year on 14 February around 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in the attack.
The Indian Air Force in retaliation destroyed the biggest terror training camp of JeM at Balakot on February 26, 2019. A dozen IAF Mirage 2000 fighter jets crossed the India-Pakistan border to attack terror camp.
According to reports, the terrorist camps at Balakot have undergone a revamp ahead of the first anniversary of the IAF bombings.
The changes in the terror camps are time-stamped to the third week of December 2019. The reports also claim that the Jaish e Mohammad (JeM) camp, which is spread over one acre of land at Jabba in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, also doubled down as a Madrasa.
The satellite imagery’s examination reveals obscured signs of modifications including measurable change in perimeter of the camp’s structures and roofs.
The semi-square structure with a “pyramid hipped” rooftop was recognized as Mujahid Hostel of the Balalkot camp during the Indian Air Force strikes. Analysis of imagery showed that the north-west corner of the Mujahid hostel roof was disarranged in the first week of December 2019.
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