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Indian Air Force jets have crossed LoC, dropped payload in PoK, claims Pak

Indian Defence Ministry spokesperson says he has 'no information' of any air strike on Pakistan

An Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter jet lands on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway during an IAF drill in Bangarmau, in Unnao
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An Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter jet lands on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway during an IAF drill in Bangarmau, in Unnao district on Tuesday. Photo: PTI

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Pakistan army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor on Tuesday claimed that the Indian Air Force (IAF) had violated the Line of Control (LoC).

In a tweet, Ghafoor claimed: "Indian aircrafts intruded from Muzafarabad sector. Pakistan Air Force immediately scrambled. Indian aircrafts gone back. Details to follow." [sic]

Ghafoor claimed that the Indian aircraft released payload in haste while escaping, which fell near Balakot. No casualties or damage had been reported so far. CNN News18, however, said there might have been casualties from the Pakistan side.

Pakistan's claim comes in the wake of tense relations between the two countries in the aftermath

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 8:54 AM IST

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