Published On: Sun, Aug 27th, 2017

Indian Army accepted- Modi Govt was the first govt in the History to conduct surgical strike, there are no records of previous surgical strike

NEW DELHI: The Directorate General of Military Operations of the Army does not have records of any “surgical strike” conducted before September 29, 2016.

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Responding to an RTI application filed by PTI, the DGMO at the Integrated Headquarters of the Defence Ministry (Army) said a “surgical strike” was carried out on September 29, 2016.

“This section does not maintain records of any other surgical strikes, if any conducted earlier,”

the reply said.

It said a statement on this was issued by the DGMO at a press conference.

The RTI application with the Defence Ministry also sought the definition of the term “surgical strikes” in the records of Indian Army.

The DGMO replied, “As per the information available in ‘open source’ the definition of ‘surgical strike’ is ‘…an operation which is planned based on specific intelligence, on a legitimate military target for maximum effect and with me .

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