Lashkar-e-Taiba suffered maximum damage in surgical strikes
Radio conversations between various Pakistani formations reveal that terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba lost 20 of its terrorists in the September 28 strikes
In the operation which started on September 28 and 29, the Army moved across the LoC and smashed four launch pads. Representation pic
New Delhi: Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) suffered the maximum damage in the cross-LoC surgical strikes on terror launch pads carried out by Indian army with assessment reports of radio intercepts indicating that around 20 of its militants were killed.
The assessment reports available from Indian army field units which included radio conversations between various Pakistani formations showed maximum damage was inflicted on LeT, at Dudniyal launch pad in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, opposite to Kupwara sector of North Kashmir, according to sources.
Ran to Pakistani post
The terrorists, mainly belonging to the LeT, were seen running towards the Pakistani post when they were killed by the Indian troops, according to the assessment reports.
After the successful strike inside the PoK, an effective radio monitoring and strict vigil was maintained, the sources said, adding the wireless messages from radio intercepts of Pakistani army indicated that at least 10 LeT terrorists had been been killed during the multiple and near synchronised surgical strikes on four launch pads.
There was heavy movement of Pakistani army vehicles till the break of dawn and all the bodies were cleared off and taken away, the sources said, adding as per the radio intercepts there was a mass burial in the Neelum valley.
A similar blow was dealt to the terrorist launch pads located at Balnoi area in which nine people belonging to LeT were killed as per the radio intercepts of Pakistani army, the sources said. Two Pakistani soldiers were also killed in the strike in this sector, they said.
Gen Sharif visits LoC
Pakistan’s army chief General Raheel Sharif yesterday visited the Line of Control for the first time since the surgical strike conducted by Indian troops across the LoC. The Pakistani Army said, “The army chief expressed his complete satisfaction over high state of morale, operational preparedness and vigil being maintained by Pakistan Army personnel along the LoC.”