Flight operations were suspended on Wednesday (Feb 27) across major airports in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot and Islamabad airports after two Indian fighters shot down by Pakistan Air Force.
According to Lahore airport manager, all incoming and outgoing local and international flights have been suspended until further orders. “A flight from Guangzhou, China has been sent back,” the official said.
Earlier in a response to Indian Line of Control (LoC) violation, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Wednesday (Feb 27) has destroyed two Indian fighter jets on Wednesday morning. According to details, the wreckage of one aircraft fell in Central Kashmir’s Budgam while the other’s in Pakistan territory. Two of the pilots have been killed in the incident.
Pakistan’s Army Spokesperson tweeted: “In response to PAF strikes this morning as released by MoFA, IAF crossed LOC. PAF shot down two Indian aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace. One of the aircraft fell inside AJ&K while other fell inside IOK. One Indian pilot arrested by troops on ground while two in the area”.
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16 November, 2019