Indian Army conducts Surgical strikes on LoC & killed terrorists, Arnab Goswami trolled on twitter


The Indian Army on Thursday said that India conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads last night across the Line of Control (LoC) and inflicted significant casualties and heavy damages.

The announcement of the sudden action by the army to target terrorists was made by the DGMO Lt Gen Ranveer Singh at a hurriedly called news conference during which External affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup was also present.

Gen Singh said India shared with Pak army details of the surgical strikes which followed “very specific information” that terrorists were positioning themselves in the launch pads along the LoC.

Details of duration of the surgical strikes or when it was conducted or the place was not immediately given.

“Indian Army conducted surgical strikes last night on terror launch pads across the Line of Control(LoC),” Singh said, adding India was ready for any kind of contingency.

Gen Singh said heavy damages were caused to the terror camps and there were significant casualties, adding that as of now there was no plan for further operation.

The announcement by the army triggered intense social media conversations with several narratives dominating the theme.

Many congratulated the army for its bravery while an overwhelming majority of social media users who didn’t support the war took potshots at Times Now’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami.

Then there were those who suggested users not to trust army on face value.

Here are some social media reactions: