The Pakistan Army shot down another Indian spying quadcopter that intruded into the country’s airspace along the Line of Control (LoC), the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.
“#PakistanArmy troops shot down an Indian spying quadcopter in Chakothi Sector along LOC,” DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar said in a tweet.
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He said that the quadcopter had intruded 500 metres on Pakistan’s side of the LoC. This is 11th Indian quadcopter shot down by Pakistan Army this year.
In June, two Indian quadcopters were brought down by the army near the LoC as they intruded Pakistan’s airspace.
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In May, two Indian drones were downed in the Rakhchikri Sector and Nekrun Sector of the heavily militarised zone after it intruded into the Pakistani territory.
Indian quadcopter spying across LOC in Rakhchikri sector shot down by Pak Army shooters. Wreckage held. pic.twitter.com/g9FG7EghPS
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) October 27, 2017
Indian ceasefire violations along LoC have witnessed a surge since the abrogation of the constitutional status of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) in August last year.
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According to Kashmir Media Service, Tehreek-e-Muzahamat Chairman Bilal Ahmed Siddiqui in a statement issued in Srinagar said, Martyr Burhan Wani was a beacon for Kashmiri freedom fighter and also symbolized the unrelenting resistance of Kashmiri people who were waging a struggle for the right to self-determination for more than past seven decades.
Referring to the commitment of Burhan Wani to the Kashmir cause, Bilal said, “It is his valor, grace, devotion, patience and vision and wisdom by virtue of which he has become an icon of resistance.”
He said that the huge sacrifices of martyr Wani had embedded him in the history of resistance as an unforgettable hero who would act as a guiding light for all freedom fighters throughout the world.” He appealed to the people to observe complete shutdown, today and on 13th July as per call given by Syed Ali Gilani.
According to military sources, the Indian military uses quadcopter for aerial photography of Pakistani posts along the LoC as part of its intelligence-gathering operations and target selection before carrying out cross-LoC shelling.
GVS News Desk