What is a surgical strike
A Surgical strike is a military attack which is intended to damage only a valid military target, with no or indication collateral damage to surrounding structures, vehicles, buildings, or the general public infrastructure and utilities.
When Did It Happen?
It happens at midnight around 12:30 am to 4:30 am on 29 September 2016. On Night of 29 September Thursday, eleven days after the Uri attack, the Indian Army conducted Surgical strikes on terror launchpads across the Line of Control (LoC) against suspected active in Pakistani-administered Kashmir.
Reason for Surgical Strike
The reason for the Surgical Strike is that nearly 10-11 days before surgical strike Pakistani forces attack India which is known as URI attack and claimed almost 18 India soldier those protecting our India. Therefore, our government decide revenged and were planned Surgical Strike because ‘rage‘ is building up in all the Indian people and as well as the Indian Army after soldiers were burnt alive in the terror attack in URI.
Director General Military Operations (DGMO)
The Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt. Gen Ranbir Singh is the face of the Surgical Strikes carried out by Indian army against terrorist outposts across the de facto Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan on Thursday (29 September 2016).
Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Indian Director General of Military Operations (DGMO), said that it had received “very realistic and specific information” about “terrorist teams” who were preparing to “carry out the entrance and conduct terrorist strikes inside Jammu and Kashmir and in various metros in other states”.
Director General Military Operations (DGMO) Lt-Gen Ranveer Singh confirmed that the strikes were carried out on Wednesday night and caused heavy damage. The announcement was made at a joint meeting held by the defense ministry and the external association’s ministry in New Delhi.
“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it, it flies with the last breath of every and each soldier who died protecting it.“