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Navy Day 2019: Indian Warships Attacked Karachi Harbour With Anti-Ship Missiles And Sank PNS Khaibar

Every year on 4th December Indian Navy commemorates the victory of Indo-Pak war of 1971 as Navy Day. On this day, Indian Navy launched a fierce attack on Karachi harbour with anti-ship missiles and it was for the first time that these missiles were used in this war.

Naval attack on Karachi port

It was the chill of the intervening night of December 4-5that Indian Navy sailed its warships towards Pakistani waters and inflicted heavy losses to Pak with their anti-ship missiles. But the most amazing thing is that they sailed safely back to Indian waters.

Three Indian warships – INS Nipat, INS Nirghat and INS Veer – sailed from Okha port in Gujarat towards Pakistani waters and reached 70 miles south of Karachi at night. They fired anti-ship missiles that sank a Pakistani vessel, PNS Khaibar. The Indian government honoured its naval officers with gallantry awards after the successful operation.

Navy Day celebrations

Celebrations start with a Beating Retreat ceremony at Gateway of India in Mumbai on the eve of the Navy Day. The audiences that include political bosses see naval band performing between … Read the rest