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Pakistan Air Force Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui is the man being named for shooting down 2 Indian Air Force jets on the Line of Control, Kashmir as India made a second attempt to intrude into the airspace of Pakistan on Wednesday morning.
Squadron leader Siddiqi singlehandedly thwarted the second attempt of violation of Pakistan’s airspace by Indian Air Force. Subsequently, the two targeted Indian jets were destroyed and the rubble of one of the Indian jets fell into the territory of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinand Sinha, who survived the crash was held in the captivity of Pakistan Armed Forces.
Crashing into the Pakistan territory, Wing Commander Abhinand was beaten up by angry Kashmiri mob but was later rescued by Pakistan Army.
Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui has been garnering appreciation from the people of Pakistan for acting courageously in the defense of the country. Earlier, India violated the airspace of Pakistan in the early hours of Tuesday morning, however, Pakistan Air Force swiftly chased off the Indian jets from the airspace of Pakistan within few minutes.
The brave Son of the soil. The Shaheen of Iqbal, fighter pilot #Hassan_Siddiqui. The one who knocked down two of the indian fighter jets earlier today.#Tumhain_Watan_Ki_Hawayen_Salam_Kehti_Hain ❤ pic.twitter.com/X5ZUYw9G8Z
— Muhammad Majid Albaloshy (@MajidAlbaloshy) February 27, 2019
Videos circulating on social media show that Squadron leader was warmly welcomed by the fellow colleagues on the Base as he returned after shooting down two Indian jets.
— Xuheb Sidd (@zSiddiqui89) February 27, 2019
One of our superstars!
Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui after destroying an Indian jet this morning.💥💥🔥✌
Nation is proud of our defenders! 🇵🇰
— Zartaj Gul Wazir (@zartajgulwazir) February 27, 2019
— Arslan Siddiqy (@ArslanSidiqy) February 28, 2019
Squadron Leader Siddiqui while receiving appreciation from his colleagues has stated to have expressed his high resolve and determination in the protection of the country. He says he is ready to confront the enemies with even greater valour and courage in the future.
— Syed Raza Mehdi (@SyedRezaMehdi) February 27, 2019
Wing Cdr Faheem 102 , was leading the mission
Nauman Ali Khan shot SU 30
Hassan Siddiqui shot Mig 21#PakistanStrikesBack
— Adnan Adil (@adnanaadil) February 27, 2019
Small videos paying tribute to Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui have been circulating on social media. Later in the night people in different cities of Pakistan particularly Karachi came to the streets and chanted slogans in the support of Pakistan’s armed forces. They credited Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui for uplifting the morale of the public in this war-like situation perpetuated by aggressive tactics from India.
— Sheikh🔥🇵🇰 (@AtifAhm42388980) February 27, 2019
#HassanSiddiqui The Pakistani Air Force Squadron leader Hasan Siddiqui returned to his base after successful mission in which he hit the Indian Mig 2.#PakistanAirForceOurPride pic.twitter.com/1F3wtV6OPr
— Rao Sayan Khan🇵🇰 (@sayanrao) February 27, 2019