India says it shot down Pakistani warplane, lost MiG-21 fighter

India shot down a Pakistani struggle airplane and lost its personal MiG-21 fighter, New Delhi mentioned. Pakistan earlier claimed it had efficiently taken out two Indian plane amid a spiraling border disaster.

In an “aerial engagement a Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft was shot down by a MiG 21 Bison of the Indian Air Force” and fell on the Pakistani territory, the spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, Raveesh Kumar, advised reporters on Wednesday.

India took a beating too, he introduced, having lost “one MiG 21” within the encounter. I

Kumar acknowledged that Islamabad used its jets to “target military installations on the Indian side” however “due to our high state of readiness and alertness Pakistan’s attempts were foiled successfully.”

The Pakistani army claimed to have shot down two Indian plane over its airspace. The authorities mentioned {that a} pilot was captured after touchdown on the bottom, and posted a photograph of him in custody.

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