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5-star resort, a pool and special training: Details of JeM's Balakot camp

JeM chief Masood Azhar's relatives were also trained at the camp in advanced weapons and tactics

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Pakistani reporters and troops visit the site of an Indian airstrike in Jaba, near Balakot, Pakistan. Photo: Reuters

BS Web Team New Delhi
The Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist camp struck by Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage combat aircraft in a pre-dawn operation on Tuesday near Balakot, a town in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, has been described as a five-star, resort-style facility by agency reports.   

The camp was reportedly located on the banks of the Kunhar river and at a distance of 20 kilometres from the Balakot town.  

Details about the camp's size, facilities and the activities undertaken there have streamed in since yesterday through agency reports. Here's everything we know so far about the camp. 

What was the camp used for?

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First Published: Feb 27 2019 | 12:52 PM IST

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