Wing Commander Abhinandan flew a MiG-21 at an air show held at the Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad during the Air Force Day celebrations on Tuesday. The air show was also marked by aerial displays of fighter aircraft by other Balakot heroes. While Abhinandan led a group of three MiG-21s flying in...
Indian Air Force (IAF) Apache attack helicopter, at a forward airbase near India-China border, carried out night operations. These attack helicopters are fully loaded with fire-and-forget anti tank guided missiles, air to air missiles, rockets and other ammunitions. Apache helicopters also have modern Electronic Warfare (EW) capabilities to provide versatility to the helicopter in a network centric aerial warfare. These aircrafts have been modified specifically to suit the exacting standards demanded by IAF.
Indian Air Force's MiG-29 fighter aircraft conducted night operations at a forward airbase near India-China border. Chinook heavylift helicopter also joined the night operation. The Indian Air Force has significantly enhanced deployment of frontline jets, attack helicopters and transport fleet in its key bases along the Line of Actual Control. The air activities in the Ladakh area and other places along the China border had gone up extensively soon after the Galwan valley clash on June 15 in which 20 Indian Army personnel lost their lives.
While addressing a press conference in Srinagar on June 03, the IGP of Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar spoke on Pulwama encounter. He said, "Today morning the encounter began where three terrorists were neutralised. All of them belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). Out of the 3 terrorists who were neutralised today, one has been identified as Abdul Rehman alias Fauji Bhai, an IED expert. He belongs to Pakistan's Multan and was active in South Kashmir since 2017. Other 2 are being identified. It is a big achievement for police, Indian Army and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)." "We jointly neutralised all the terrorists," IGP Kashmir added.
On June 03, in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists. Three terrorists have been neutralised in the encounter. Arms and ammunition have also been recovered. Mobile internet in the area has been snapped. Further details are awaited. Earlier on June 02, two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral. Two pistols and a large amount of ammunition were recovered from them.
Jammu and Kashmir's Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh, confirmed that two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral area on morning of June 02."Two JeM terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral today morning. Two AK-47, two pistols and a large amount of ammunition recovered from them," said Dilbag Singh while talking to ANI. "2 JeM terrorists were also killed in Kulgam on May 30," he added.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar briefed media on foiling Pulwama car IED attack. He mentioned that vehicle was carrying 40-50 kg of explosives. "We had received information that a militant of Jaish-e-Mohammed is going to carry out the operation. So we suspect that Adil (occupant of the car carrying IED) - a Hizbul Mujahideen militant is also in touch with Jaish-e-Mohammed. He (Adil) intended to target vehicles of security forces. We are calling expert teams from the outside. We suspect that the vehicle was carrying 40-45 kg of explosives," said IGP Vijay Kumar.
After Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asked the government to clarify whether China has occupied Indian territory in the Ladakh area amid border tensions, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad advised the former that questions related to "international matters" should not be asked on social media platforms like Twitter. "Rahul Gandhi should know that on international matters, like China, questions should not be asked on Twitter. He is the same man who asked for evidence after Balakot airstrikes and 2016 Uri attack," Prasad said.
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