Indian Military prepared for surgical strike across Pakistani border, mock action at border with new tri services Division

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Indian Military prepared for surgical strike across Pakistani border, mock action at border with new tri services Division

ISLAMABAD - Indian Military prepared for surgical strike across Pakistani border, mock wargames at Pakistan border were being held by newly raised tri services division.

Preparing itself for carrying out future surgical strike-type actions, the tri-services Special Operations Division carried out its first wargames near the Pakistan border in Gujarat, Zee News has reported.

"The first exercise codenamed 'Smelling Field' of the Armed Forces Special Operations Division was carried out in Naliya in Gujarat. There are important Air Force and Army bases in and around the Naliya town which is part of the Kutch district," Defence sources said here.

During the wargames, in which commandos of Army, Navy and Air Force took part, the Special Forces operatives practiced counter-terrorism operations and other drills on situations that can emerge while tackling terrorism.

The drills concluded on Saturday in Naliya and now the newly raised division will carry out more such exercises to prepare itself for future operations, sources said.