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Pakistan army says it shoots down 2 Indian fighter jets, arrests 1 pilot

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-02-27 14:52

Kashmiri villagers gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019. [Photo/IC]

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan army said on Wednesday the Pakistan Air Force has shot down two Indian fighter jets inside Pakistani airspace and arrested one pilot of a destroyed jet, according to a military statement.

Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan army's media wing, Major General Asif Ghafoor said one of the aircraft fell inside Pakistan-administred Kashmir while the other fell inside Indian-controlled Kashmir.

"One Indian pilot arrested by troops on the ground," said the ISPR.

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