A rattled Pakistan may have scrambled to say that Indian Air Force jets which crossed the LoC on Tuesday morning dropped off payload in vacant spaces near Balakot. The opposition parties in the country, however, took on the Imran Khan government nonetheless with chants of ‘shame, shame’ echoing in the parliament in Islamabad.
12 of Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000 fighters crossed the Line of Control in the wee hours of Tuesday and decimated terror camps in Muzaffarabad and Chakoti in Pakistan occupied Kashmir as well as Balakot in Khyber-Pakthunkhwa province of the country.
While Pakistan admitted that IAF jets did cross the LoC, the country’s intelligence agency said that the Pakistan Air Force jets were scrambled and that IAF jets were forced to retreat. It is an explanation that parliamentarians belonging to opposition parties in Pakistan appeared unwilling to buy.