IAF shot down Pak F-16, one Indian pilot missing in action, MEA says

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Bhubaneswar: IAF shot down Pak F-16, one Indian pilot missing in action, MEA says.Pakistan responded to India’s counter-terrorism action this morning by using its Air Force to target military installations on the Indian side says MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

Due to our high state of readiness and alertness, Pakistan’s attempts were foiled successfully.In the aerial engagement, a Pakistan fighter aircraft was shot down by a MiG-21 Bison. The aircraft was seen by ground forces falling on the Pakistan side. We unfortunately lost one MiG-21 in this engagement and an Indian pilot is missing in action. Pakistan claims the pilot is in their custody, however we are ascertaining the facts says MEA spokesperson. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar and Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor address media in Delhi .

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