Air Platforms

Pakistan says it downed another Indian surveillance UAV

07 March 2018

The Pakistani military announced on 6 March that its army troops shot down what it claimed was an Indian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that illegally entered Pakistani airspace across the line of control (LoC) in the disputed northern region of Kashmir.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistani military, said in a statement that the “Indian spy drone” had “violated” the LoC in the Chirikot sector.

“The drone has been taken over by Pakistan Army troops,” said ISPR, adding that the latest was the fourth such UAV shot down by Pakistan Army troops over the past 12 months.

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