New Delhi, Feb 26: On February 26 2019, the Indian Air Force hit a Jaish-e-Mohammad training facility in Balakot, Pakistan to avenge the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred.
In a daring pre-dawn operation the IAF took down the training facility that had been mapped by the intelligence years ago. Former officer with the Research and Analysis Wing, Amar Bhushan told OneIndia that while the facility had been mapped over one and half decades back, it required a strong leadership with guts to hit the facility.
New Delhi, Oct 30: In a sensational admission, a senior Pakistani minister on Thursday admitted that Pakistan was responsible for the deadly Pulwama terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 that brought the two countries to the brink of war.
“Humne Hindustan ko ghus ke maara (We hit India in their home). Our success in Pulwama, is a success of this nation under the leadership of Imran Khan. You and us are all part of that success,” Science & Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry said in the National Assembly during a debate.
New Delhi, Aug 31: Shakir Bashir was one of the most active among the locals part of the Pulwama attack. Bashir ran a furniture shop on the Jammu-Srinagar highway and played a key role in the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred.
New Delhi, Aug 28: The chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the Pulwama attack says that the money which was used for the attack was credited in the Meezan Bank in Peshwar, Pakistan.
Meezan on its website says it is a premier Islamic bank which 800 branches across Pakistan. It further says that it has the widest range of Halal Banking products and an internationally renowned Shariah Board.
New Delhi, Aug 27: The Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists had spent Rs 6 lakh on the procurement of explosives and the Maruti Eeco car that was used in the Pulwama attack.
The National Investigation Agency in its chargesheet filed on Thursday before a special court in Jammu said that Rs 10 lakh had been received by Mohammad Umar Farooq, nephew of the JeM chief, Maulana Masood Azhar for carrying out the attack.
The NIA learnt that Rs 10 lakh in Pakistan currency was credited into the three accounts of Farooq, who is the main accused in the case. The money was credited in the Mezaan Bank in Pakistan days before the attack.
New Delhi, Aug 27: The Jaish-e-Mohammad had planned on eulogising the Pulwama bomber Adil Dar and use his clips to inspire the youth of Kashmir. Further a massive propaganda programme was being planned to use images showing the bodies of the martyred CRPF jawans, who lost their lives in the attack.
The National Investigation Agency’s chargesheet in the Pulwama attack details the chat transcripts between the terrorists who plotted and executed the attack. Most of the data had been deleted and it was with the help of the forensics department that the agency managed to retrieve the data.
New Delhi, Aug 25: The National Investigation Agency in its chargesheet said that 200 kilograms of explosives were used in the Pulwama attack.
In the 13,500 page chargesheet filed before a special court in Jammu, the NIA said that the Jaish-e-Mohammad used 200 kilograms of explosives to trigger the blast on a CRPF convoy in which 200 jawans were martyred.
New Delhi, Aug 25: The Jaish-e-Mohammad were in the process of carrying out another major strike in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack.
The National Investigation Agency said that after the Pulwama attack, plans were on to carry out a major strike in Jammu and Kashmir. However, India decided to retaliate in a strong manner and carried out the Balakot air strikes in which a facility of the JeM was severely hit.