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The actions have begun, says CM Nitish Kumar after Indian air strikes across LoC

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"Action against terrorism has begun," said Minister Kumar on Tuesday lauding the air strikes by (IAF) at a massive (JeM) camp in in Pakistan's Province.

"There is anger in everyone's mind against terrorism. I know this is natural. Now the actions have begun against it," said the Minister.

"on Tuesday carried out air strikes at a massive (JeM) camp in in Pakistan's Province, eliminating a "large number" of terrorists, including top commanders," said

The terror camp in a thick forest area atop a hill was led by Yusuf Azhar alias Ustad Gauri, of JeM Masood Azhar, Gokhale said while making a statement before the media, hours after the air strikes using 2000 were carried out.

He said the "pre-emptive" strike by had become absolutely necessary as there was credible information that JeM, which recently carried out terror attack in Pulwama, was planning further attacks on

A large number of Jaish terrorists, including top commanders, trainers and those terrorists who were to be the 'fidayeen' (suicide attackers) were eliminated in the "non-military" air strike, the said.

Indian action came 12 days after based and backed JeM carried out terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama in Kashmir, killing 40 personnel and injuring five others.

The terror attack had led to nation-wide outrage and had vowed to punish those behind the attack.

The world community too had expressed solidarity with India after the attack.

The US has said it supports India's "Right to self-defence".

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First Published: Tue, February 26 2019. 13:57 IST