Indian Air Force: Misinformation on shooting of Pakistan Air Force F-16 by MiG-21 Bison are being spread on various social media sites.IAF during the press statement on 28 Feb 19 had clarified that one F-16 of Pakistan Air Force was shot by MiG-21 Bison and it fell across the LoC pic.twitter.com/ccqFKEmMNG— ANI (@ANI) March 6, 2019
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Live updates of escalating tensions between India and Pakistan.
# The IAF struck a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot on February 26
# 12 IAF Mirage 2000 jets were reportedly used in the operation
# Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale held a briefing
# The targetted terror camp was headed by Yusuf Azhar -- brother-in-law of Masood Azhar
# The target was selected so as to avoid civilian casualties
# Large number of terrorists, JeM's senior commanders were eliminated
# Political leaders in India, including Congress President Rahul Gandhi, have praised the strikes
# PM Modi held a high-level security meeting and has briefed the President and the Vice President
# Pakistan has claimed that the IAF jets violated the Line of Control (LoC)
# It is violation of ceasefire. We will give a befitting reply: Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi
# Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, currently held captive by Pakistan, will be released tomorrow. The announcement was made by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and other top officials of the government are meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Multiple Indian Air Force (IAF) jets on the night of February 25-26 crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and carried out limited strikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist camp.A ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army was also reported in the Gulpur sector of Poonch late night on February 25. The Indian Army also reportedly retaliated. The firing started at around midnight and stopped at around 2.00 am. No casualties were reported. However, it is unclear if the incidents are related.