Iranian drone shot down by PAF fighter jet over Balochistan: report

Pakistan Air Force declined to comment on the incident which, according to AP, took place over the weekend

News Desk June 20, 2017
A file photo of A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jet F7-PG. PHOTO: PAF

A Pakistan Air Force fighter jet has shot down an unmanned Iranian drone in Balochistan, The Associated Press reported while quoting unnamed Pakistani officials.

The officials said on Tuesday that the unmanned aircraft was shot down over the weekend and was deep inside Pakistani airspace. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak to media.

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The PAF declined to comment on the matter.

Iran, in recent months, has expressed concern over militants allegedly operating along the Pakistani border. Iran’s army chief recently warned that the country was willing to strike militants inside Pakistan — a threat that drew a strong protest from Islamabad.


Jamil Chaudri | 7 years ago | Reply Iran is Pakistan's best, trusted and tested, friend. Long live the brotherly relations between Islamic Iran and Islamic Pakistan.
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