"The Indian Army retaliated for effect and our focused fire resulted in severe destruction to five posts and number of casualties", the spokesman said. He did not elaborate on the pilot's injuries.
Pakistan used heavy calibre weapons in 12 to 15 places along the de facto border in Kashmir, known as the Line of Control (LoC), a spokesman for the Indian defence forces said on Wednesday. He sips tea and says he's being treated well by the Pakistani military, calling his captors "thorough gentlemen". "India also expects his immediate and safe return", it said in a statement. It also says to avoid all travel within 10 kilometres of the country's border with Pakistan in the states of Gujarat, Punjab and Rajastan. Yeah, My name is Wing Commander Abhinandan.
India confirmed it "lost" a MiG-21 Bison jet and that one of its pilot was missing.
And it's this sense of incompleteness that has driven Pakistani policy and helped drive Pakistan's claim to Kashmir. Pakistan had said that Indian warplanes dropped bombs near the Pakistani town of Balakot but there were no casualties.
"Pakistan Air Force's F-16 that violated Indian air space was shot down in Indian retaliatory fire 3 kilometers within Pakistan territory in Lam valley", the New Delhi-based news agency ANI reported February 27. One is in hospital, while the other is in military custody, according to officials. Pakistan simply wrote off that action and took the public position that nothing had happened, offering a face-saving off-ramp for both sides that prevented a crisis like the one we're seeing today from bubbling up.
In a separate incident, police officials in Indian-occupied Kashmir said that two Indian pilots and a civilian had died after an Indian aircraft crashed in Kashmir.
Pakistan's air force has shot down two Indian warplanes after they crossed the boundary between the two nuclear-armed rivals in the disputed territory of Kashmir, an army spokesman said.
One complicating factor was the loss of Indian aircraft in the exchange on Wednesday.
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"It is unfortunate that instead of fulfilling its worldwide obligation and bilateral commitment to take credible action against terrorist entities and individuals operating from its soil, Pakistan has acted with aggression against India", the MEA stated.
Earlier, senior Indian police officer Munir Ahmed Khan said an Indian Air Force plane crashed in Indian-controlled sector of Kashmir. Eyewitnesses said soldiers fired in air to keep residents away from the crash site.
In a tweet, Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority said the airspace would be closed until further notice. India wanted to claim Kashmir because it's a Muslim-majority region and wanted to demonstrate that a significant minority could thrive within a predominantly Hindu country.
The MEA also stated that a dossier was handed over to Pakistan with details on terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed complicity in Pulwama terror attack and provided details on the presence of JeM terror camps.
Swaraj spoke at the 16th Meeting of the foreign ministers of Russia, India and China in Wuzhen, China.
He said Pakistan would cooperate with India in an investigation concerning the suicide vehicle bombing by Pakistan-based militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed at least 40 Indian paramilitary police on February 14. UK PM Theresa May said her country is "deeply concerned about rising tensions between India and Pakistan" and urged "dialogue and diplomatic solutions to ensure regional stability".
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