In the wee hours of the morning, news trickled in that India had struck terror camps in Pakistan. Pakistan Army spokesperson tweeted that IAF had reached Balakot, Pakistan and also areas in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.
According to sources, 200-300 casualties on the side of Pakistan have been reported, though Indian Airforce is yet to respond. The press conference is set to take place soon.
Now, news has trickled in that Pakistan F16s tried to retaliate but they were turned back.
Sources: Pakistani F16s were scrambled to retaliate against IAF Mirage 2000s but turned back due to size of Indian formation. Western Air Command coordinated operation. pic.twitter.com/cCXndYNc1H
— ANI (@ANI) February 26, 2019
Reportedly, according to sources in the Armed Forces, Pakistan F16s were scrambled to retaliate against IAF Mirage 2000s but turned back because they got spooked due to the size of the Indian formation.