- Around five to six F16 fighter jets were spotted flying over Islamabad causing panic among the locals
- Reports suggest that Pakistan is gearing up for India's retaliation after the deadly attack on Uri
Last night a Pakistani journalist tweeted about spotting F-16 fighter jet planes flying over the city of Islamabad. Followed by which, a lot of locals tweeted about the appearance fighter jets in the sky causing a lot of panic in the country.
F-16 planes flying at 10:20 pm over Islamabad— Hamid Mir (@HamidMirGEO) September 22, 2016
@HamidMirGEO dont worry it is just to assure people of islmabd that our forces are fully aware and ready to fight— ملک انورزیب خان (@malikanwerpmln) September 22, 2016
According to a report in Indiatoday, the patrolling started soon after Pakistan cleared its highway and airspace. Reports further suggest that Pakistan is gearing up for retaliation from India after the deadly attack on Uri.
Earlier it had also been reported that Pakistan had even cancelled air traffic and flights from Islamabad to Northern areas.
However, Pakistan air force claims that closing down of a major highway to practice landing of jets is a part of a routine training and has nothing to do with the heightened tension caused after its deadly attack on Uri’s army base
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:42 PM IST