26 Feb 2019
Gujarat: Pakistan's drone shot down near international border in Kutch
Debris of the UAV was seen near Nanghatad village in Abdasa taluka of Kutch, they said.
On hearing a loud sound around 6 am, villagers went to the spot and found the debris of the UAV, police sources said.
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IAF bombed terror camps in Pakistan in an airstrike today
Earlier, government sources said that in a pre-dawn strike, combat jets of Indian Air Force bombed terror camps at multiple locations across the Line of Control on the Pakistani side, 12 days after Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group carried out the dastardly Pulwama attack in Kashmir.
They said the IAF's Mirage 2000 fighter jets pounded the terror camps in Balakot, Muzaffarabad and Chakoti.
Such incident has happened, we are investigating the matter: Police
Asked if a Pakistani UAV had been shot down by the Indian armed forces, a police official, on the condition of anonymity, said, "Such an incident has happened, we are investigating the matter." The official, however, refused to elaborate further.
Sitharaman briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the operation
The government sources said that in the well-planned strike, the Indian Air Force destroyed the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps. Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the operation. The Ministry of External Affairs also released a press release detailing about the strike.