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Pakistan wards off Indian submarine from entering its waters

This is the second time Navy stopped Indian submarine from entering Pakistani waters

SAMAA | - Posted: Mar 5, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Mar 5, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago

Pakistan warded off an Indian submarine from trying to enter its waters on Tuesday, according to the Navy.

Pakistan Navy was able to detect the location of the submarine and then it was stopped from entering into Pakistani waters, said its spokesperson.

"The Pakistan Navy used its specialised skills to ward off the submarine, successfully keeping it from entering Pakistani waters," according to its statement on Tuesday.

Related: Two Pakistan Army soldiers, two civilians martyred in Indian shelling across LoC

This is the second time Pakistan Navy was able to detect an Indian submarine and prevent it from entering the country's waters since 2016.

The Indian submarine attempts to enter into Pakistani waters comes at a time when the tensions between the neighbouring countries have escalated because of the Pulwama attack, in which 40 Indian soldiers were killed.

Indian media and government officials were quick to assign blame to Pakistan for what they said was supporting the Maulana Masood Azhar-led group, the JeM. Pakistan refuted allegations that its government was linked to the Pulwama attack.

Related: Exclusive: Watch two Indian fighter jets get shot down by the Pakistan Air Force

On February 27, Pakistani Air Force shot down two Indian Air Force jets. One pilot was arrested tooOne plane crashed in the Khuiratta sector of Azad Kashmir while one crashed in Indian-Administered Kashmir’s Budgam area.

The PAF shot down the Indian jets a day after two Indian aircraft violated the Line of Control and crossed three to four miles into Pakistani territory near Muzaffarabad before PAF jets scrambled and they turned back. They dropped a payload but no damage was incurred, according to the ISPR chief, who took to Twitter to announce the event. India, on the other hand, claims to have “completely destroyed” a “terrorist camp” in Balakot by dropping “1,000kg bombs”.

 

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  1. Rafey Ali  March 5, 2019 3:10 pm/ Reply

    correction: not two MiGs, one MiG and 1 Su30

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