IAF fighter jets scrambled at night after Pakistan F-16s flew at 3 AM close to border

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The Indian Air Force scrambled its top fighter jets to intercept four Pakistani fighter jets that were flying close to the international border near Punjab.

Pakistan sent a F-16 fighter aircraft to the Indian border on Sunday night to seek reconciliation on the Punjab border. Alert Air Force team fight off Pakistan's F-16 with the help of Sukhoi and Miraj.

According to ANI "At 3 AM today, Indian radars detected a large sized UAV & package of 4 Pakistani F-16s flying close to Indian border in Khemkaran sector in Punjab. India scrambled Su-30MKIs & Mirage jets in response after which the Pakistani jets retreated further into their territory."

The purpose of Pakistani aircraft was to find out the deployment of the Indian Army in sensitive areas. Indian Air Force is investigating this whole matter.

On February 14, after the terrorist attack in Pulwama, India had taken action against terrorist organizations of Jaish in Balakot, Pakistan, on 26 February and devastated terrorist bases.

Meanwhile, the three wings of Indian Defense Forces, Army, Navy and Air Force have been on operational alert since then.

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