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India-Pak conflict: IAF pilot missing in action, Pak F-16 shot down

In Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan tried to defuse the tensions by saying that war is futile and can lead to unknown consequences

Security Personals deployed outside the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi after tension at India-Pakistan border on Wednesday/PHOTO-DALIP KUMAR
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Security Personals deployed outside the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi after tension at India-Pakistan border on Wednesday | Photo-Dalip Kumar

Press Trust of India New Delhi
An IAF pilot is "missing in action" and a Pakistani fighter jet has been shot down, New Delhi said on Wednesday as fears of war darkened India-Pakistan relations with Islamabad launching retaliatory strikes and claiming it has arrested two Indian pilots in its territory.

In Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan tried to defuse the tensions by saying that war is futile and can lead to unknown consequences while making an oblique reference to the nuclear weapons that both countries possess.

A day after India bombed Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest training camp in Pakistan, it was a morning of developments moving with dizzying

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First Published: Feb 27 2019 | 5:59 PM IST

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