Islamabad (Staff Report): Captured Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan has praised Pakistan Army, saying the force treated him very well.
The captured pilot, in a video clip, said that he wanted ‘to bring this on record’ that he has being treated well. Pakistan Army‘s behaviour is quite professional and impressive, he added.
Earlier the day, Pakistan Air Force shot down Indian two aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace and arrested one pilot.
“In response to PAF strikes this morning as released by MoFA, IAF crossed LOC. PAF shot down two Indian aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace,” Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said in a tweet. “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,” he added.
Meanwhile, Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has confirmed that a MiG 21 was shot down and its pilot is missing.
“We unfortunately lost one MiG-21 in this engagement and an Indian pilot is missing in action. Pakistan claims the pilot is in their custody, however we are ascertaining the facts,” said Indian MEA spokesperson while addressing a press conference.