Pakistani fighter jets pushed out of Indian air space in Nowshera sector; aircraft dropped bombs while returning, say officials

Pakistani fighter jets violated Indian air space in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district but were pushed back by Indian aircraft

Press Trust of India February 27, 2019 11:52:08 IST
Pakistani fighter jets pushed out of Indian air space in Nowshera sector; aircraft dropped bombs while returning, say officials
  • Pakistani fighter jets on Wednesday violated Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera sector

  • The Pakistan Air Force jets were pushed back by Indian aircraft on patrol

  • Officials also said that Pakistani jets dropped bombs on way out of the Indian territory

Jammu: Pakistani fighter jets on Wednesday violated Indian air space in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district but were pushed back by Indian aircraft, a top official said.

Pakistani fighter jets pushed out of Indian air space in Nowshera sector aircraft dropped bombs while returning say officials

Representational image. Reuters

"The jets entered into Indian air space over Nowshera sector this morning," the official said. They were immediately pushed back by Indian jets on air patrol.

Officials also said that Pakistani jets dropped bombs on way out of the Indian territory.

This action comes a day after the Indian Air Force carried out air strikes in the wee hours of Tuesday morning on Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camps across the Line of Control in Balakot, Muzaffarabad and Chakoti.

Since Tuesday evening, ceasefire violations by Pakistan's troops have been reported. On Wednesday, Pakistan Army shelled Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector, while ceasefire violation was reported in Rajouri.

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