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Pak army claims it shot down Indian drone near LoC


Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa has claimed that Pakistani troops have allegedly shot down an Indian quadcopter at Aagahi post in Rakhchakri sector
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The Pakistan Army claimed on Saturday that it had shot down an unmanned Indian drone that intruded into Pakistan’s airspace.

Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa has claimed that Pakistani troops have allegedly shot down an Indian quadcopter at Aagahi post in Rakhchakri sector near Line of Control .

Bajwa took to Twitter to say that the quadcopter had intruded 60 metres inside Pakistani territory and it fell near Agahi post after it was shot down. The drone intruded 60 meters into the Pakistani side and crashed near the Aagahi post around 4:45pm, he added on Twitter.

A day earlier, Islamabad had said that the country’s Navy had detected and driven away an Indian submarine that had encroached into its waters. Tension between India and have been at an all time high after 19 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on an Army base in Uri.

The Indian Army also said it carried out surgical strikes on militant bases across the LoC in response to the Uri attack. Since then, repeated ceasefire violations at the border and civilian deaths on both sides have added to the tension.

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