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Pak fighter jets fly near Siachen; IAF says ‘Indian air space not violated'Tribune file photo

Pak fighter jets fly near Siachen; IAF says ‘Indian air space not violated'

24 May 2017 | 1:37 PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani fighter jets flew near the Siachen Glacier on Wednesday, according to a media report here, but Indian Air Force sources said there was "no violation of India's air space".

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Islamabad, May 24

Pakistani fighter jets flew near the Siachen Glacier on Wednesday, according to a media report here, but Indian Air Force sources said there was "no violation of India's air space".

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jets made flights near Siachen Glacier this morning, Samaa TV reported.

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Quoting sources, the report said all of PAF's forward operating bases have been made fully operational.

Mirage jets of PAF are part of exercises since the forward base was made operational.

In New Delhi, IAF sources said there was "no violation of India's air space". The report came a day after the Indian Army announced that it launched "punitive fire assaults" on Pakistani positions across the Line of Control earlier this month, inflicting some damage.

Pakistan's Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman visited the forward airbase in Skardu today and flew a Mirage jet, the report said.

According to PAF, Aman met the pilots and technical staff of the fighting force. A fighter squadron carried out higher and lower altitude flights.

The Siachen glacier is the highest battleground on the earth. It is located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalayan mountains where the Line of Control between India and Pakistan ends. PTI

 

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24 May 2017 | 5:42 PM

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24 May 2017 | 11:48 AM

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24 May 2017 | 5:34 PM

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army has released a video purportedly showing heavy damage caused to the Indian military posts across the Line of Control, in a tit-for-tat action after the Indian Army released a clip of the "punitive fire assaults" on Pakistani positions.

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24 May 2017 | 5:55 PM

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24 May 2017 | 5:29 PM

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24 May 2017 | 11:13 AM

BADAUN (UP): A 27-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped in front of her husband, who was tied to a tree and gagged, in Sahaswan police station area of the district, police said.

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24 May 2017 | 6:46 PM

MUMBAI: The Mumbai Police on Wednesday said they are looking for the son of a senior police officer after the body of his wife was discovered at their home early this morning.

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WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has slashed its foreign military financing (FMF) to Pakistan from $255 million to $100 million for the 2018 fiscal, according to a US official.

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