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Rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel.

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Turkish soldiers fire a missile at Syrian government position in the province of Idlib, Syria. Turkey, backer of Syria's opposition, has been deploying equipment and troops in the region, which is home to more than 3 million people, in an attempt to halt the Syrian military's advances.

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Syrian government helicopter is shot by a missile in Idlib province, Syria. Syrian rebels shot down a government helicopter Tuesday in the country's northwest where Syrian troops are on the offensive in the last rebel stronghold.

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People inspect a damaged site after airstrikes on the town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria

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People look at destruction by an airstrike in the town of al-Jannah, west of Aleppo, Syria.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen on Gaza City. Israel reportedly targeted several Hamas military sites in the northern Gaza strip after claims that Palestinian militants had fired four rockets at southern Israel.

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People walk past destruction by the government airstrikes in the town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria. Syrian government warplanes struck a market and an industrial area in the last territory in the hands of rebel groups in the country's northwest, killing at least 15 people, opposition activists said.

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A boy cries after government airstrikes in the town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria. Syrian government warplanes struck a market and an industrial area in the last territory in the hands of rebel groups in the country's northwest, killing at least 15 people, opposition activists said.

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U.S. Soldiers walk past a site of Iranian bombing at Ain al-Asad air base, in Anbar, Iraq.

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Rubble and debris are seen at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq.

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U.S. Soldiers and journalists stand near a crater caused by Iranian bombing at Ain al-Asad air base, in Anbar, Iraq. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles on Wednesday, in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed atop Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, whose killing raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East.

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People walk though Idlib city center after it was hit by airstrikes. Syrian government warplanes struck several rebel-held areas in the country's northwest on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens, opposition activist said.

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A protester waves the national flag while demonstrators set fire to close streets near Tahrir Square during a demonstration against the Iranian missile strike in Baghdad, Iraq. Iran struck back at the United States for killing a top Revolutionary Guard commander, firing a series of ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq that house American troops in a major escalation between the two longtime foes.

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Mourners and family members prepare to bury the body Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias who was killed in a US airstrike in Iraq on Friday, in Wadi al-Salam, or "Valley of Peace" cemetery, during his funeral procession in Najaf, Iraq.

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Iranian lawmakers chant slogans as some of them hold posters of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in Iraq in a U.S. drone attack, in an open session of parliament, in Tehran, Iran. Iran's parliament has passed an urgent bill declaring the U.S. military's command at the Pentagon in Washington and those acting on its behalf "terrorists," subject to Iranian sanctions.

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Members of various Muslim organisations take part in protest demonstration against the US President Donald Trump over the recent US air-strike near Baghdad airport in which Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed, in New Delhi.

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Coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed in Iraq by a U.S. drone strike, are carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during a funeral procession at the Enqelab-e-Eslami (Islamic Revolution) square in Tehran, Iran.

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People attend a funeral of military cadets in Tripoli, Libya. Health officials said the death toll from the airstrike climbed to at least 30 people, most of them students and over 30 others were wounded. The airstrike took place in the city's south late Saturday, an area which has seen heavy clashes in recent months. Forces based in eastern Libya and led by Gen. Khalifa Hifter have been fighting to seize the capital from the weak but U.N.-supported government.

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A Shiite Muslim illuminates a portrait of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, with light from a mobile phone, during a rally to condemn his killing in Iraq by a U.S. airstrike, in Karachi, Pakistan. Iran has vowed "harsh retaliation" for the U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed Tehran's top general and the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing.

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Mourners attend a funeral ceremony for Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in Iraq in a U.S. drone strike, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran. The body of Soleimani arrived Sunday in Iran to throngs of mourners, as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to bomb 52 sites in the Islamic Republic if Tehran retaliates by attacking Americans.

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Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran.

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Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran.

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Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran.

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks on Iran, at his Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach, Fla.

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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani, second left, meets family of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq, at his home in Tehran, Iran

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Shia Muslims carry photographs of the killed Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani as they take part in a protest against the US Air strike on Iraq military base, at Magaam near Srinagar.

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Protesters burn a U.S. flag during a demonstration over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in Tehran, Iran.

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Women weep while mourning during a demonstration over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in Tehran, Iran.

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Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran.

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A boy carries a portrait of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq, prior to the Friday prayers in Tehran, Iran.

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Sens. Chris Murphy, left, and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speak in Hartford, Conn., following the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top military commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, near near Baghdad's airport in Iraq.

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Iran's Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammed Jalal Feiruznia, background right, and Iranian cleric Sayyed Issa Tabatabai, background left, receive condolences for the death of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qasem Soleimani, as he receives condolences at the Iranian embassy, in Beirut, Lebanon. President Donald Trump says the Iranian military commander who was killed by a U.S. airstrike in Iraq was "plotting to kill" many Americans.

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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, meets family of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq, at his home in Tehran, Iran. Iran has vowed "harsh retaliation" for the U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed Tehran's top general and the architect of its interventions across the Middle East.

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This photo released by the Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office shows a burning vehicle at the Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike in Baghdad, Iraq. The Pentagon said that the U.S. military has killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds Force, at the direction of President Donald Trump.

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A Palestinian youth stands amid the crater of a destroyed house following overnight Israeli missile strikes, in Al-Qarara, east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinians sit amid the rubble of their destroyed house following overnight Israeli missile strikes, in the town of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Rockets are launched from Gaza Strip to Israel. Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza in a resumption of pinpointed targeting that threatens a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.

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Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City. Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza in a resumption of pinpointed targeting that threatens a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.

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TV cameras are seen on a hilltop in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, as in the background smoke billows from fires in Ras al-Ayn, Syria. Turkey's defense ministry says one soldier has been killed amid sporadic clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire.

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People in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, at the border with Syria, watch smoke billowing from targets inside Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces. Turkey's foreign minister says Turkish troops intend to move some 30 kilometers (19 miles) deep into northern Syria and that its operation will last until all "terrorists are neutralized," a reference to Syrian Kurdish fighters.

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In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, smoke billows from targets inside Syria during bombardment by Turkish forces.

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In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, smoke billows from targets inside Syria during bombardment by Turkish forces.

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Kurdish demonstrators and supporters of jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan, seen on yellow flags, protest against the Turkish airstrikes on northern Syria, during a demonstration in Paris.

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Syrians flee shelling by Turkish forces in Ras al Ayn, northeast Syria. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of a Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria.

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Smoke billows from targets inside Syria during bombardment by Turkish forces. Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria after U.S. forces pulled back from the area, with a series of airstrikes hitting a town on Syria's northern border.

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Afghans transport the body of a woman who was killed during a raid conducted by Afghan special forces, in the southern Helmand province. An Afghan official said Monday that at least 40 civilians have been killed during an Afghan special forces raid and airstrikes conducted against of Taliban in southern Helmand province

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People inspect a Houthi detention center destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes, that killed at least 60 people and wounding several dozen according to officials and the rebels' health ministry, in Dhamar province, southwestern Yemen. The officials said the airstrikes took place Sunday and targeted a college in the city of Dhamar, which the Houthi rebels use as a detention center. The Saudi-led coalition said it had hit a Houthi military facility used as storages for drones and missiles in Dhamar.

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This photo released by the opposition Syrian Civil Defense rescue group, also known as White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows people inspecting destroyed buildings after airstrikes hit the town of Ihsem, in Idlib province, Syria. Government forces have been on the offensive since April 30, during which they have captured all rebel-held areas in the adjoining Hama province.

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers carry an injured girl on a stretcher after an airstrike hit the northern town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria. Syrian activists and a doctor say a government airstrike killed several people when it hit a weekly open-air market in a busy town in the last rebel stronghold in northwestern Syria.

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers search for victims from under the rubble of a destroyed building that hit by a Syrian government airstrike, in the northern town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria

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In this frame grab from from video, people search in the rubble following Saudi-led coalition airstrikes that killed at least six, including children, officials said, in the residential center of the capital, Sanaa, Yemen. The Sanaa airstrikes came after Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who control the capital, launched a drone attack earlier in the week on a critical oil pipeline in Saudi Arabia, Tehran's biggest rival in the region.

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Palestinians gather around the wreckage of a vehicle following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City.

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Smoke rises from an explosion after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. The Israeli military said it had responded to 450 rockets fired from Gaza with over 250 airstrikes against the besieged Palestinian enclave.

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Smoke rises from an explosion caused by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a month-long lull in violence.

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A view of the site of an airstrike by Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen. Residents of the Yemeni capital recounted on Monday the horror of a large explosion a day earlier that killed more than a dozen civilians, including seven children, and wounded more than 100 — the cause of which is still unclear.

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Palestinians gather in front of destroyed multi-story building of Hamas-affiliated insurance company, in Gaza City.

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Palestinians inspect the damage of the offices of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, in Gaza City.

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Residents inspect the damage of a destroyed multi-story building of Hamas-affiliated insurance company, in Gaza City. A tense quiet took hold Tuesday morning after a night of heavy fire as Israeli aircraft bombed targets across the Gaza Strip and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel in what threatened to devolve into a major conflict two weeks before the Israeli election.

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An Israeli man examines the damage to a house after it was hit by a rocket in Sderot, southern Israel. Israeli forces struck targets across the Gaza Strip, including the offices of Hamas' supreme leader, in response to a surprise rocket attack from the Palestinian territory, as the military bolstered its troops and rocket-defense systems in anticipation of a new round of heavy fighting with the Islamic militant group.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen from the offices of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, in Gaza City.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen from a Hamas-affiliated insurance company in Gaza City. Israeli forces struck targets across the Gaza Strip in response to a surprise rocket attack from the Palestinian territory, as the military beefed up troops and rocket-defense systems in anticipation of a new round of heavy fighting with the Islamic militant Hamas group.

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Police officers inspect the damage to a house hit by a rocket in Mishmeret, central Israel.

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A police officer inspects the damage to a house hit by a rocket in Mishmeret, central Israel. An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, an Israeli rescue service said, in an eruption of violence that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election.

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A firefighter inspects the damage to a house hit by a rocket in Mishmeret, central Israel. An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding six people, including one moderately, an Israeli rescue service said, in an eruption of violence that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election.

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A pro-BJP ­gathering with the downed and ­returned IAF ­pilot’s image on a banner

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Pakistani soldiers patrol in the area where Indian planes launched a pre-dawn airstrike on Tuesday inside Pakistan that India said targeted a terrorist training camp, in Jaba, near Balakot, Pakistan.

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In this file picture a Mirage 2000 fighter jet releases bombs during the IAF exercise named "Vayu Shakti 2019" at the Air Force field firing range of Pokhran in Rajasthan. As per sources, 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets of the Indian Air Force struck Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) terror camps in an early morning strike.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj convenes an all-party meeting to brief the leaders on IAF's pre-dawn strike on JeM camp, at Jawahar Lal Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Hindu Sena members celebrate India's major preemptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's camps, in Gurugram.

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A Pakistani soldier stands guard in the area where Indian jets strike in Jaba near Balakot, in Pakistan.

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Pakistani reporters and troops visit the site of an Indian airstrike in Jaba, near Balakot, Pakistan. Pakistan said India launched an airstrike on its territory early Tuesday that caused no casualties, while India said it targeted a terrorist training camp in a pre-emptive strike that killed a "very large number" of militants.

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People light crackers as they celebrate reports of Indian aircrafts bombing Pakistan territory, in New Delhi.

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Supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi gesture as if they are offering sweets to a photograph of Modi in a placard, as they celebrate reports of Indian aircrafts bombing Pakistan territory, in New Delhi.

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People chant slogans as they celebrate India's major preemptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's camps, in Kolkata.

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Students wave Tricolour and display placards while celebrating Indian Air Force (IAF)'s strike on JeM camps, at Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal.

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People chant slogans as they celebrate India's major preemptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's camps, in Jammu.

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People chant slogans as they celebrate India's major preemptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's camps, in Patna.

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People chant slogans as they celebrate India's major preemptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's camps, in Jammu.

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In this photo released by the Foreign Office, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, left, heads an emergency meeting with unidentified official, following Indian aircraft have violated the Pakistani territory, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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In this photo released by the Foreign Office, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, heads an emergency meeting following Indian aircraft have violated the Pakistani territory, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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People celebrate as they react to reports of Indian aircrafts bombing Pakistan territory, in Ahmadabad. Pakistan says Indian aircraft crossed into its territory and dropped bombs without causing casualties, in the latest escalation between the nuclear-armed rivals since a deadly attack on Indian troops in the disputed Kashmir region sent tensions soaring. Banner in Gujarati reads, "India army go ahead, we all are with you".

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh leaves after attending a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, following the IAF's air strikes in Pakistan.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharam leaves after attending a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi following the IAF's air strikes in Pakistan.

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National Security Advisor Ajit Doval leaves after attending a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi following the IAF's air strikes in Pakistan.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley leaves after attending a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi following the IAF's air strikes in Pakistan.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security at his residence in New Delhi following the IAF's air strikes in Pakistan.

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Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale briefs the media on India's major preemptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest camp, in New Delhi.

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