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Indian Air Force has handed over the proofs to government which show it hit targets during Air strikes on Pakistan’s Balakot. IAF has told government that 80 per cent of bombs hit their intended targets during the air strikes on bases of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) on February 26. The information was revealed by top IAF sources to India Today TV.

IAF has submitted a dossier to government to refute the theory that bombs missed their target during the air strikes. Pakistan earlier claimed that the air strikes by Indian Air Force caused no damage and only destroyed trees and forest lands. Even Foreign Media asserted that they could not find bases of JeM targeted by IAF during air strikes.

But now, IAF has sent proofs to government that air strikes did hit their targets. According to India Today TV, IAF has submitted a 12-page dossier of high-resolution satellite images and synthetic aperture radar imagery collected from an intelligence aircraft platform flying in Indian airspace. These dossiers have been submitted as proofs that Balakot air strikes were successful, IAF sources told India Today TV.

The IAF sources also said that Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter jets, which carried out the Balakot airstrike, dropped Israeli Spice 2000 precision bombs with penetration warheads during the raid. These bombs pierced roofs of the buildings targetted and exploded inside. So the damage was internal.

IAF conducted air strikes on Pak soil to target JeM bases. The action came as a response to Pulwama terror attack which killed 40 CRPF personnel in a suicide bomb attack carried out by JeM.

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/indian-air-force-balakot-airstrike-dossier-satellite-images-bombs-1471355-2019-03-06

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