Virat Kohli Reacts To Indian Air Force’s Air Strike
India skipper Virat Kohli has finally reacted to the Indian Air Force’s air strike in the wake of the Pulwama attack.
The whole country was left in utter shock when the terrorists targeted a CRPF convoy on February 14. In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir’s three decades of militancy, a suicide bomber from the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a CRPF bus in Pulwama district, killing 44 personnels and leaving many critically wounded.
Well, it took India less than two weeks to retaliate as they made Pakistan a hefty price for their mistake. On February 26, 12 Mirage 2000 jets from the Indian Air Force carried out a pre-dawn strike after taking off from Gwalior and crossing the Line of Control. The combat planes bombed terror camps at multiple locations across the Line of Control on the Pakistani side.
Government sources said the Mirage 2000 fighter jets pounded JeM terror camps in Balakot, Muzaffarabad and Chakoti in the well-planned strike, destroying the camps. According to sources, 200 to 300 terrorists were killed in the strike by Indian Air Force. The cross-border air attack destroyed terrorist launchpads and Jaish-e-Mohammed control rooms, sources said.
The entire nation is thrilled to see the Air Force killing more than 300 terrorists with their attack and Virat Kohli’s reaction perfectly sums up the mood in the nation. Taking to Facebook, the India skipper posted a picture of himself along with his teammate, writing:
‘How’s the Josh?’
The statement is inspired from the recent superhit Bollywood movie, ‘URI – The Surgical Strike’ – a dramatised account of the Indian Army’s retaliation to the 2016 Uri attack in the valley.
Virat Kohli & Co, meanwhile, paid homage to the soldiers by wearing black armbands before the first T20I against Australia. The Australian players also did their part as the players and others attending the game held a two-minute silence before the start of the game.
Speaking a day before the match, skipper Virat Kohli had said:
“Our sincere condolences to the families of CRPF soldiers who lost their lives in PulwamaAttack. From the Indian team and the whole set up, we are really shocked about what happened and really sad about the incident that happened.”
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