Hello Readers! Welcome back to Humor Nation. Throughout these past years many surgical strikes have taken place, but do you know what surgical strike means? It means to enter some other country in order to destroy or damage a specific group. During a surgical strike, they keep in mind to avoid any kind of collateral damage or hurt the general public.
So here is a list of top 10 surgical strikes that have been conducted till now in the world!
1. Indian army’s operation in Myanmar
In the year 2015, 70 commandos from the Indian Army carried out a surgical strike in the jungles of Myanmar. The operation was of 40 minutes and it left seven injured and took out about 38 dreaded Naga militants. The strike was planned after when Naga militants murdered 18 soldiers in the Chandel area of Manipur.
2. Osama Bin Laden’s assassination in Pakistan
On May 2011, the special forces of USA attacked in Abbottabad, Pakistan(which was apparently ISI’s safe house) and Osama Bin Laden was hiding there. The operation was code-named as Operation Geronimo and also Operation Neptune Spear.
3. Raid on Entebbe, Uganda
This clinical surgical strike was conducted by Israel’s Defense Force and it was a hostage rescue mission in Entebbe airport of Uganda. This strike was carried by almost 100 Israeli commandos in the year 1976 to save the hostages when Air France’s plane was hijacked and Ugandan leader, Idi Amin did nothing to rescue them, so in that case, IDF had to step in.
4. Bay of Pigs invasion
In the year 1961, John F Kennedy(US President at that time) ordered a CIA led invasion of Cuba from The Bay of Pigs by 1400 Cuban exiles. But this mission met a disastrous end as 100 soldiers got killed and 1200 Cuban exile was captured.
5. Operation Eagle Claw
In the year 1979, 53 Americans were captured by some Iranian students at the US Embassy in Tehran(Iran’s capital). After this Jimmy Carter(US President at that time)Made a secret rescue mission and was named Operation Eagle Claw. This mission was a big disaster as the forces by the US got stuck in a sandstorm and a helicopter also got crashed there, due to this 8 soldiers died and none of the hostages got rescued.