Pakistan Army shoot down Indian spy drone: ISPR


RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army have shot down a spying quadcopter of India in Rakhchikri Sector along the Line of Control, the media wing of the Pakistan military said on Wednesday.

In a statement on Twitter, Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar said that the spying quadcopter had intruded 650 meters on the Pakistani side of LoC.

Earlier this year on January 1, the Pak Army had shot down a spy Indian quadcopter in Bagh Sector of the Line of Control.

Meanwhile, Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered troops to prepare for a war amid rising tensions with India.

Speaking at the parliament, the Chinese president had said that no comprise would be made on the sovereignty of the country. Many countries have been trying to target China, he added.

He asked to the troops to start preparations for a war and enhance military exercises.

Jinping also directed the army to effectively guard the country’s interests linked with the security.

Tension has mounted between India and China in occupied Kashmir’s Ladakh region.

China is digging out bunkers in Pangong Tso lake and Galwan Valley areas to stop patrolling troops of India. China has detained several Indian soldiers in the region before releasing them.