India’s IAF strike across LoC: how the day unfolded

The Indian Air Force bombed the largest Jaish-e-Mohammed terror facility in Pakistan’s Balakot in the early hours of 26 February, the MEA said in a statement in the afternoon, 12 days after the Pulwama terror attack that left 40 CRPF jawans dead. The strike sparked a slew of political reactions, denials and press briefings. Here's how the day unfolded.