Pak Violates Indian Air Space: Important updates
Pak Violates Indian Air Space- According to reports, Pakistani fighter jets on Wednesday violated Indian Air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera and Poonch sectors. However, they were immediately pushed back by the Indian aircraft. Notably, Pakistan Air Force’s F-16 that violated the Indian Air Space shot down in Indian retaliatory fire, 3kms within Pakistan territory in Lam Valley, Nowshera sector, as per reports.
India denied the allegations
According to the fresh developments, India has denied Pakistani claims of shooting Indian Air Force Jets and in a statement it said, “all pilots are accounted for “after Islamabad put out a statement claiming “strikes across Lines of Control from within Pakistani airspace”, the allegations which are reflecting an escalation of hostilities a day after Indian fighter destroyed terror camp.
Airports on High Alert
As the tension is rising between both the nations all the airports in North India are on high alert. Some airports have been shut down. These are at Amritsar, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, Leh, and Pathankot. Commercial flights to these cities have been put on hold.
Notably, Pakistan has also stopped flights from Islamabad and Lahore.
IAF’s Mi-17 transport chopper crashed in J&K Budgam, two died
As per reports, two people have died after a Mi 17 transport chopper crashed in J&K Budgam district. The reason behind the crash is still not clear. The technical team is investigating.
Notably, the spokesperson of Pakistan armed force, Major General Asif Ghafoor in a tweet said, “Two Indian Airforce jets were shot down by Pakistan Air Force and one Indian pilot has been arrested. However, while briefing the media, he said, “Pakistan had no engagement with Indian aircraft crashed at Budgam.
Amid all this development, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gave a big statement, he said, “ If the USA can kill Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan, then anything is possible.”