Islamabad: Pakistani army today claimed that it has shot down an unmanned Indian drone near the Line of Control (LoC).
The Inter-Services Public Relations of the Pakistan military’s media wing, chief Lt Gen Asim Bajwa tweeted that an “Indian quadcopter” was shot down at 4.45 p.m. Pakistan time, by the troops at Aagahi post in Rakhchakri sector.
According to Asim Bajwa tweet in which he mentioned that the Indian quadcopter had violated Pakistani airspace and came 60 metres inside the territory after which it was targeted by Pakistani troops, a local news channel reported.
Bajwa said that the drone which it shot down fells near Agahi post and was picked up by Pakistani troops.
The Pakistan military shot down an Indian ‘spy drone’ in July last year which violated the Pakistan air space along the LoC in Bhimber, Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Pakistan said on Friday its navy had chased away an Indian submarine that had neared its territorial waters, a claim that India rejected.
In another claim by Pakistan said on Wednesday that its Army killed 11 Indian soldiers as retaliation for the killing of seven of its soldiers earlier in the week.