Pakistan Concedes IAF Jets Crossed Line of Control, But Claims Bombs Did Zero Damage


New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday confirmed that Indian Air Force jets had crossed the Line of Control, but downplayed the extent of damage bombs dropped by the fighter planes had caused.

Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations, Major General Asif Ghafoor, in a series of tweets said the “Indian aircrafts intruded from Muzafarabad sector in Azad Jammu and Kashmir”, which falls across the Line of Control. He claimed that that the aircraft only managed to fly three-four miles inside Pakistani airspace and faced “timely and effective response from Pakistan Air Force”.

“Under forced hasty withdrawal aircrafts released payload which had free fall in open area. No infrastructure got hit, no casualties (sic),” he said.

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