New Delhi: External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar confirmed that Indian aircrafts successfully shot down a Pakistani F-16 aircraft in an air battle. However, India lost one MiG21 in action and the pilot is missing.
The spokesperson also said that Pakistan is claiming that the pilot is in their custody but the facts about the matter is still been ascertained.
The Prime Minister is holding a high-level meeting with his core team to take stock of the situation.
Meanwhile, reports say that operations at nine airports have resumed “as of now”.