Pakistan Army shoots down Indian surveillance drone at LoC

Pakistan Army shoots down Indian surveillance drone at LoC

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Army has shot down Indian surveillance drone at the Line of Control, ISPR has reported.

The Indian Army drone was reportedly shot down over the Chirrikot sector, ISPR has reported. The drone was taken into custody by the Pakistan Army soldiers. Indian Army has been running surveillance drones along the LoC to track down the situation across the other side of the Line of Control. However Pakistan Army hs been active a the borders and in last one year time Pakistan Army has shot down four drones of Indian Army at the Line of Control and Interntioal border. 

Earlier in november 2016, An Indian quadcopter was shot down by Pakistani military forces on Saturday evening along the Line of Control (LoC) at Aagahi Post in Rakhchakri sector, the military's media wing claimed.

Inter-Services Public Relations chief Lt Gen Asim Bajwa tweeted in this regard, saying the Indian quadcopter had violated Pakistani airspace and came 60 metres inside the territory after which it was targeted by Pakistani troops.

Bajwa said the quadcopter was brought down over violation of Pakistan's territorial integrity and that it has been "taken over" by Pakistani forces.

This is not the first suspected spy drone shot down in Pakistani territory originating out of India. Last year in July, Pakistan military shot down Indian 'spy drone' which violated the Pakistan air space along the LoC in Bhimber, Azad Kasmir.

In 2002, Pakistan Air Force shot down a spy drone near Kasur. Military officials claimed at the time that it was an Israeli operated drone flying out from Indian territory.

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