Pakistani drone shot down near Rajasthan border

Pakistani drone shot down near Rajasthan border

Agency News

New Delhi/Bikaner, Mar 4: A Pakistani Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was on Monday shot down at international boundary in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan, sources said. Around 11:30 am, the UAV was detected by Indian Air defence radars, the sources added. The sources said Sukoi-30 MKIs were involved in this action.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) immediately scrambled Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets from the Nal Air Force station, located on the outskirts of Bikaner.

The jets took to the skies and shot down the UAV by firing an air-to-air missile. The UAV’s debris landed in Pakistan on a sand dune name MW Toba. On February 26 too, a Pakistani UAV was shot down near the international border in Kutch district of Gujarat.