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Military shoots down Indian drone violating Pakistani airspace

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistani troops on Saturday brought down an Indian drone which violated country’s airspace, Military’s media wing Inter  Services Public Relations told ARY News.

According to ISPR, the drone was downed when it entered Pakistani airspace in Rakhchakri Sector near Line Of Control (LoC) and the debris of the UAV is with the Pakistani military.

The drone was a quadcopter and came at least 60 kilometres inside the Pakistani territory until it was shot down by military near Agahi post.

“The Indian quadcopter was shot down by Pakistani troops at 16:45,” DG ISPR Asim Bajwa tweeted.

The incident comes a day after Pakistan Navy announced that it successfully intercepted an Indian submarine and prevented it from entering Pakistani waters on November 14.

“The unsuspecting Submarine was detected and localized South of Pakistani coast on 14 Nov 16. Thereafter, despite submarine’s desperate efforts to escape detection, it was continuously tracked by Pakistan Navy Fleet units and pushed well clear of our waters,” ISPR had said.

 

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