Pakistan Air Force today tried to violate India’s Air Space by bringing in three F-16’s and dropping payloads at two places in India. Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is Missing in Action as confirmed by Ministry of External Affairs. Ravish Kumar from Ministry of External Affairs confirmed of one missing pilot in a press conference few minutes ago.
Unfortunately, Pakistan earlier released few videos and photos claiming to have captured Abhinandan. The videos and photos are being circulated on twitter. A Pakistani tweeted a video of the Pilot who is captured by Pakistan and was interrogated by their army.
We claim no responsibility of the video:
— kafil aslam (@kafilaslam) February 27, 2019
According to few sources, the missing pilot was the one who intercepted Pakistan’s F-16 and also gunned it down in his Mig-21. Pakistan and India still have active diplomatic ties, will have to wait for further updates from MEA regarding how they are going to deal with this situation.
Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan just addressed a press conference few minutes ago. He favoured having a peace dialogue with India.