Opposition slams Amit Shah for politicizing IAF airstrikes
BJP president Amit Shah said that more that 250 terrorists were killed in the operation
Highlight: Former Union Minister Manish Tewari accused Amit Shah on Monday of using India's airstrikes for political gain.
BJP president Amit Shah said that more that 250 terrorists were killed in the operation.
Indian Air Force had carried out a pre-emptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot, located in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. A Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stated officially that a large number of terrorists had been eliminated.
Manish Tiwari referred to Amit Shah's remarks and tweeted: "Is this not milking airstrikes for politics?"
Kapil Sibal also tweeted, saying:
Is international media :
1) New York Times
2) London based Jane's Information Group
3) Washinton Post
4) Daily Telegraph
5) The Guardian
reporting no proof of militant losses at Balakot pro-Pakistan ?
You are guilty of politicising terror ?"