A Pakistan Drone, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) on Tuesday was shot down near International Border in Kutch District of Gujarat hours after Indian Air Force conducted Aerial Strike destroying Terror Camps in Pakistan.
As per the sources, India’s Air Defence spotted the UAV, Drone near the Naliya Air Base in Nanghatad village in Abdasa taluka of Kutch, they said. Naliya airbase is one of India’s forward airbase, very close to International Borders.
Indian Army has shot down a Pakistani spy drone in Abdasa village, in Kutch, Gujarat. Army and police personnel present at the spot reported ANI.
As per reports, the drone was shot down at around 06:30 am.
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Indian Army has shot down a Pakistani spy drone in Abdasa village, in Kutch, Gujarat. Army and police personnel present at the spot. pic.twitter.com/84wUJY916l
— ANI (@ANI) February 26, 2019
Following the Incident, Gujarat Police said, ‘All districts bordering Pakistan have been put on a high alert’.
Developments come hours after, Indian Air Force in the early hours of Tuesday carried out aerial Strikes destroying major Terror Camps in Pakistan. Sources as quoted news agency ANI claimed that ‘Balakot, Chakothi, and Muzaffarabad terror launch pads across the LOC completely destroyed in IAF air strikes. JeM control rooms also destroyed’.
However, in the Official Press Conference, Vijay Gokhale said that Balakot Terror Launch Pad was destroyed by the IAF’s Operation. In an intelligence lead operation in the early hours today, India struck the biggest training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot. In this operation, a very large number of JeM terrorists, trainers, senior commander & Jihadis were eliminated’ He said.
Indian Air Force sources claimed that ’12 Mirage 2000 jets took part in the operation that dropped 1000 Kg bombs on terror camps across LOC, completely destroying it’. Sources further claimed that aerial strikes were carried at early hours at around 03:30 on Tuesday.
1000 Kg bombs were dropped on terror camps across the LoC, sources further claimed.
The development comes amid heightened tension between India and Pakistan after the February 14 suicide attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad terror group that killed 40 CRPF soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.