All You Need To Know About The Balakot JEM Camp 

All You Need To Know About The Balakot JEM Camp - Sakshi Post

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force team which struck the biggest training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Balakot in the early hours of Tuesday, resulted in a large number of JeM terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and groups of jihadis who were being trained were eliminated.

Now the latest reports pouring in throws some light on the size and details about this training camp.

·The training camp of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed was spread over an area of around six acres at Balakot across the Line of Control. It was located on a hilltop and hidden by thick forests.

·It contained accommodation for over 600 people, large halls and dormitories.

· The camp had facilities like a firing range, swimming pool and a gymnasium.

· The construction of this training centre had begun in 2003-04 and "Afghan war veterans, who fought against the USSR, were recruited as trainers to provide military training to youth of Pakistan.

· The main hall was decorated with flags and banners of the terror group.

· Annual passing out parade of militant cadres were also conducted in the camp

· It is believed that more than 250 terrorists were being trained at the complex.

· The building staircases were painted with flags of USA, UK and Israel to so that the recruits could be inculcated with the feelings of hatred against enemy countries.

·The training centre was being run under the direct supervision and protection of Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence or ISI

·200 AK rifles, hand grenades, explosives, detonators, and other sophisticated arms were stored there.

·The militants were given training in the use of advanced weapons, explosives and field tactics, strategy for attacks convoys, manufacture, and planting of Improvised Explosive Devices.

·The Militants were also trained for suicide bombing, rigging vehicles for suicide attacks and survival in high altitude and extreme-stress situations.

·Apart from militant training terrorist leaders would conduct religious indoctrination and ideological training for the new cadre.

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