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Post-Balakot, Navy hunted for Pak submarines for 21 days

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | AJIT K DUBEY
Published Jun 24, 2019, 1:27 am IST
Updated Jun 24, 2019, 1:27 am IST
India was continuously keeping an eye on the movement of the Pakistani military.
After Indian Air Force hit the Jaish terrorist factory in Balakot, one of the most advanced Pakistani Agosta-class submarines — PNS Saad— vanished from the Pakistani waters, a senior government source said.
 After Indian Air Force hit the Jaish terrorist factory in Balakot, one of the most advanced Pakistani Agosta-class submarines — PNS Saad— vanished from the Pakistani waters, a senior government source said.

New Delhi: Soon after the Pulwama terror attack, India pulled out its Navy from an exercise and deployed a major part of its fleet, including nuclear and conventional submarines, close to Pakistani territorial waters.

During the aggressive deployment of the naval assets by the Indian side, the Pakistanis were getting an impression that New Delhi might use its maritime force to avenge the killing of its 40 CRPF personnel in the suicide bombing by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

 

India was continuously keeping an eye on the movement of the Pakistani military but after Indian Air Force hit the Jaish terrorist factory in Balakot, one of the most advanced Pakistani Agosta-class submarines — PNS Saad— vanished from the Pakistani waters, a senior government source said.

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