All pilots accounted for,' says India, rejecting Pak claim of 2 jets shot down
India has strongly rejected Pakistans claim that it shot down two Indian military aircraft over Pakistani air space and arrested one of the pilots
Military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor claimed in a tweet that one of aircraft crashed in PoK while other fell in J&K.
Islamabad: India has strongly rejected Pakistan's claim that it shot down two Indian military aircraft over Pakistani air space and arrested one of the pilots.
Major General A Ghafoor, DG ISPR, Pak Army: In response to PAF strikes this morning as released by MoFA, IAF crossed LOC. PAF shot down 2 Indian aircraft inside Pak airspace. 1 aircraft fell inside AJ&K, other fell inside IOK. 1 Indian pilot arrested by troops on ground,2 in area pic.twitter.com/drXPdWXYfh— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2019
Indian military sources told NDTV that all pilots are accounted for.
Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor had claimed in a tweet that one of the aircraft crashed in Pakistan occupied Kashmir while the other fell in Jammu and Kashmir.
"One Indian pilot arrested by troops on ground while two in the area," he said without elaborating.