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Amid the intense diplomatic stand-off between New Delhi and Islamabad and cross-border firing, the Pakistan Air Force said on Spetmber 29, that it is vigilant ready to combat any external aggression.
The statement from the Pakistan Air Force came in response to the "unprovoked" firing by Indian forces across the Line of Control (LoC) in the wee hours of Thursday, wherein two Pakistani soldiers were killed.
The spokesperson said India's claim that it was a "surgical strike" is based on a "fabricated lie", adding that the PAF would protect Pakistan's air limits at any cost.
The Indian firing came amid mounting tensions between the two nuclear-armed adversaries over Jammu and Kashmir, that has remained tense ever since protests over the killing of Burhan Wani, the 22-year-old miltant leader, have led to clashes between security forces and protestors.
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First Published: Thu, September 29 2016. 15:22 IST