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Satellite images of Balakot bombing site released- JeM training camps buildings undamaged

JeM satellite images

Reuters India has put up image of Balakot bombing site that India claimed was occupied by JeM and was being used as training camp for terrorists. The satellite images that Reuters India put up on their twitter page says:

Satellite images show madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing https://reut.rs/2TuXUvU By @ReutersMartinH @mgerrydoyle @SimonScarr

The images were released by Planet Labs Inc, based in San Francisco, which is a private satellite company. The images are claimed to be taken on 4th of March 2019. The images shows six buildings that were being used by JeM as training camps without any damage. The images are high quality and are the first images that have come out.

Indian Government earlier in a press release said that Indian Air Force used around 1,000 kg of bombs to bomb the site. The bomb that was used was SPICE 2000 glide bomb which is made by Israel.  The ammunition of this size is enough to destroy hard concrete cement structures like buildings etc. The air strike was carried by Indian Air Force on 26th February 2019 at around 3:30 AM in the morning.

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