Ministry of External Affairs releases statement in light of ongoing tiff with Pakistan

Ministry of External Affairs releases statement in light of ongoing tiff with Pakistan
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Following the Pulwama Attack, Indian Airforces airstrike and shut down of airports, the Ministry if External Affairs releases their statement regarding the same

Highlight: Following the Pulwama Attack, Indian Airforce's airstrike and shut down of airports, the Ministry if External Affairs releases their statement regarding the same.

India informed about Counter-Terrorism (CT) action it took yesterday against a training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Pakistan based on information that the terrorist outfit intended to launch more attacks. Pakistan has used its Air Force to target military installations on the Indian side. Pakistan’s attempts were foiled successfully due to our high state of readiness and alertness

The Pakistan Air Force was detected and the Indian Air Force responded instantly. In that aerial engagement, one Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft was shot down by a MiG 21 Bison of the Indian Air Force. The Pakistani aircraft was seen by ground forces falling from the sky on the Pakistan side. In this engagement, we have unfortunately lost one MiG 21. The pilot is missing in action. Pakistan has claimed that he is in their custody. We are ascertaining the facts.

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