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Balakot air strike: Brace for retaliation, win narrative war, say experts

Experts said not only was there a possibility for a conventional retaliation by Pakistan, there might also be terror attacks

Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage 2000
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Arup Roychoudhury New Delhi
The air strikes on Tuesday are significant, but also part of a larger process — including both military and diplomatic options — that will have to continue, said former Indian Air Force officials and defence experts.

They said not only was there a possibility for a conventional retaliation by Pakistan, there might also be terror attacks. India will also have to make its case to the international community.

“There are a whole range of essential actions we have to take. One cannot rest on this one air attack,” said Air Chief Marshal (retired) Anil Tipnis, who was chief of air

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 9:00 PM IST

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