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4 Pak F-16 fighter jets, UAV spotted near Indian border in Punjab

In response, the Indian Air Force scrambled Su-30MKIs and Mirage jets after which the Pakistani jets retreated further into their territory, an official statement said.

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New Delhi Updated on: April 01, 2019 20:01 IST
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4 Pak F-16 fighter jets, UAV spotted near Indian border in Punjab 

Indian radars today spotted a large-sized UAV and package of 4 Pakistani F-16s flying close to the Indian border in Khemkaran sector in Punjab. In response, the Indian Air Force scrambled Su-30MKIs and Mirage jets after which the Pakistani jets retreated further into their territory, an official statement said. 

The incident took place at around 3 AM. 

The development comes of the day ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces claimed the lives of a six-year-old girl and a BSF jawan, while leaving at least 12 people injured. The injured include four BSF jawans. 

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