Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, in a brief press conference, confirmed that Pakistan today retaliated to IAF's airstrikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp across the border in Pakistan.
One MiG-21 jet was lost and one pilot is missing in action, he stated.
Further, he stressed India struck a terror camp in Pakistan, but the neighboring country attacked Indian military establishments.
Here's a statement by MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar
MEA spokesperson Kumar stated, "Pakistan has responded to India's yesterday strike by using air force to target military installation on Indian side."
"One Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft was shot down by Indian Air Force. In this engagement, we have lost one MiG 21. One pilot is missing in action. Pakistan claims he is in their custody. We are ascertaining the facts," he added.
Video released by Pakistani Army on detained pilots
A video released by Pakistani Army revealed the identity and information about the alleged Indian pilots. One of them could be seen saying, "My name is Wing Commander Abhinandan and my service number is 27981. I am a flying pilot and my religion is Hindu."
Documents, weapons recovered from the detained Indian pilot
Apart from the video, Pakistan has also released the pictures of the documents and weapons recovered from the IAF Wing Commander. Pakistan released the information following a press conference by the Pakistani military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor.