New Delhi, Sept 29: The terrorists who were inside the launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) were under surveillance for nearly a week now. Sources say as per their information, there were at least 25 to 30 terrorists in each of the seven camps that were targeted by the Indian army. This effectively means with this operation the army successfully prevented the infiltration of at least 200 terrorists.
Sources say that as per their assessment and with the help of the Intelligence Bureau, the terrorists in these camps were waiting to infiltrate in batches. All these terrorists were awaiting orders from their Paksitan masters to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir.
After getting information on these terrorists, the army came up with a plan to strike at these camps. The ground forces of the 19, 25 and 28 Divisions located in Baramulla, Rajouri and Kupwara who were involved in this operation, had the assistance of the paracommandos who were oversaw the operation in a chopper.
The National Security Advisor who oversaw this operation along with the DGMO were informed that the forces entered these areas and destroyed these camps. The operation started at midnight (Sept 29) and ended before sunrise.
Sources say that these terrorists who were parked in these camps would have infiltrated and tried to add to the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian army is keeping an eye on more such camps and would hit if the need be. However, for now the army has said this operation has ended.