• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Govt’s reply in Parliament indicate surgical strikes carried out several times

By Oneindia Staff Writer

New Delhi, July 19: Pre-emptive strikes on terror launch pads along the Line of Control are carried out as and when required, the Parliament was informed.

Govt’s reply in Parliament indicate surgical strikes carried out several times

The statement was made in response to a question on the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army against Pakistan in the past 15 years.

Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre said in a written reply, "Based on specific and credible inputs about terrorist teams having positioned themselves at launch pads along the LoC to carry out infiltration and conduct terrorist strikes in Jammu and Kashmir and in various metros in other States, the Indian Army carries out operations to pre-empt infiltration by terrorists, as and when required."

The answer while indirectly referring that there have been several such surgical strikes, however did not specify the exact numbers.

In September 2016, post the Uri attack, the Army had launched a surgical strike on terror launch pads along the Line of Control. The government said that considerable damage had been caused due to the strike, which was aimed at decimating terror camps along the border.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more