Indian Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has uncovered the false claims of Indian media and authorities officers concerning the variety of deaths within the February 26 Balakot airstrike.
Indian media and authorities officers had claimed that 300 alleged terrorists had been killed within the so-called airstrikes in Balakot. Nevertheless, when the Indian air chief marshal was requested to provide a determine concerning the variety of alleged terrorists killed within the February 26 airstrike, he stated, the Indian Air Power (IAF) “cannot rely how many individuals died”.
“We will not rely how many individuals have died. It depends upon how many individuals had been there,” Dhanoa stated whereas addressing a press convention.
“[Indian] Air Power will not be ready to make clear how many individuals had been inside. We do not rely human casualties. We rely what targets now we have hit or not hit.”
New Delhi’s declare of 300 casualties within the so-called air strikes in Balakot, Pakistan has been questioned not solely worldwide however even by political leaders and analysts inside India.
Indian warplanes intruded Pakistani airspace on February 26 and had been compelled to return owing to the well timed response of the Pakistan Air Power (PAF).
As a way to make their escape, fleeing Indian jets dropped their payload in a hilly forested space close to the northern Pakistani city of Balakot, about 40 km (25 miles) from the Line of Management (LoC).
The Indian authorities was fast to take credit score for a “profitable assault” and put the demise toll to over 300. Pakistani officers, in addition to the locals, rejected the claims, inviting native and worldwide media to go to the positioning of the so-called assault the place round a dozen bushes had been the one “casualty”.