Balakot air strike: How much damage can 500 pound bombs cause?
Given that the Mirages were carrying a payload of 500 pound bombs, it's likely that the IAF used between 4 to 5 bombs in each of the three locations it struck across the LoC in the pre-dawn raid.
Last Updated: February 28, 2019 | 17:58 IST
Reports claim that 12 Mirages dropped six bombs in total which decimated terrorcamps on Balakot, Chakothi and Muzaffarabad. Photo credit: Reuters