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IAF tweets poem 'Hadd Sarhad Ki', refers to cross-border anti-terror strike

The First Two Lines Of The Poem Read, Today, Someone Has Crossed Borders/Because Someone Has Crossed All Limits. The Tweet Also Had A Picture Of A Fighter Jet In The Background.

PTI | Updated on: 09 Mar 2019, 12:24:57 AM
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Amid tensions between New Delhi and Pakistan after Indian fighter jets bombed a camp of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad in that country, the IAF on Friday tweeted a poem whose lines can be construed as a jibe at Islamabad. Through its twitter handle @IAF_MCC, the Indian Air Force tweeted the Hindi poem 'Hadd Sarhad Ki' penned by Bipin Allhabadi.

The first two lines of the poem read, "Today, someone has crossed borders/Because someone has crossed all limits." The tweet also had a picture of a fighter jet in the background.

Tensions between India and Pakistan flared up after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel in Kashmir's Pulwama district on February 14.

India launched a counter-terror operation in Balakot on February 26. The next day, Pakistan Air Force retaliated and downed a MiG-21 and captured its pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, who was handed over to India on March 1. 

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First Published : 09 Mar 2019, 12:24:50 AM