Vicky Nanjappa

Journalism for Vertebrates®

Balakot, 3 years on and why it required guts to hit it

New Delhi, Feb 26: It has been three years since the Indian Air Force carried out a daredevil operation in which a Jaish-e-Mohammad-e-Mohammad base within Pakistan was hit.

It required immaculate planning to enter Pakistan undetected, strike at the target and return unhurt.

The Balakot facility in Pakistan was under the radar for at least 15 years before the actual hit took place.

Balakot was a known terrorist camp. It was not in 2019, butbut 15 years back itself, we had mapped it out, intelligence officials tell OneIndia. These targets were on the radar of the Indian establishment for long.

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