Home Current Events India shoots down Pakistan F-16 after airspace violation

India shoots down Pakistan F-16 after airspace violation

Indian Air Force fighter jets on Wednesday shot down an F-16 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force that had violated the Indian airspace along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir earlier today. India shot down Pakistan F-16 in retaliatory fire three kilometers within the Pakistan territory in Lam valley, in Nowshera sector.

News agency ANI reported that a parachute was seen as the PAF’s F-16 was going down. The condition of the Pakistani pilot is unknown.

PTI earlier reported that Pakistani fighter jets entered the Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Nowshera sectors but were pushed back by Indian fighter jets.

Pakistan claimed that its aircraft dropped bombs while returning. However, no confirmation of the same was available not were there reports of any casualties or damage.

“The jets entered Indian air space over Nowshera and Poonch sectors this morning,” officials said.

Times Now is reporting that a parachute has been seen from the ill-fated Pakistan plane and the Pakistani pilot may have been captured. Watch this space for a further update.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

‘I Don’t Eat Much Onion’, Says Nirmala Sitharaman When Questioned On Onion Price Rise

With the onion prices skyrocketing in India at over 100₹ at most places, it was a topic of heated debate in...

5 Amazing Places to Enjoy Snowfall in Himachal Pradesh this Winter

Himachal Pradesh is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque states in India. For snow enthusiasts who want to witness snowfall this...

MUBI Movie Streaming Comes to India and Its Different Than Netflix

In a move to shake the Indian movie streaming space the famous UK-based MUBI may be the latest entry in India’s competitive...

People Afraid to Criticize Modi Government: Rahul Bajaj, Amit Shah Replies

In a sensational and direct conversation at the Economic Times event in Mumbai, Industrialist and Bajaj Group chairperson Rahul Bajaj said...

Pakistan Forced to Remove Ban on Indian Drugs-Another U-Turn!

In order to avoid a severe medical crisis due to unavailability of life-saving drugs in the local market in Pakistan, the Pakistani...