Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Pakistan Army on Friday downed an Indian spying quadcopter that had crossed over the Line of Control (LoC) from Kanzalwan Sector, the military’s media wing said.
Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar said in a tweet that the quadcopter came from Kanzalwan Sector, intruded 700 meters on Pakistan side of the LoC in Nekrun Sector.
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 29, 2020
This is the second Indian spy drone in a week that the Pakistan forces have intercepted and destroyed near the LoC.
On May 27, Pakistan Army downed an Indian spying quadcopter that had crossed over the Line of Control (LoC) into the Rakh Chakri.
According to a statement by DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar, the quadcopter had intruded 650 metres into Pakistani territory.
This is not the first occasion when Pakistan’s military had to respond to Indian violations as it also shot down a similar surveillance drone that intruded 600 metres inside Pakistan’s territory in Sankh sector last month.
On January 1, 2020, the Army also shot down a spy Indian quadcopter in Bagh sector along the LoC. Within 24 hours, a second was shot down in Satwal Sector along the LoC.