Pakistan has declared that it has shot down two Indian aircraft Air Force and grabbed two pilots. Pakistan has issued a video asserting that it is of an Indian pilot named Abhinandan.
— Radio Pakistan (@RadioPakistan) February 27, 2019
In the video shared by Pakistan, a person donning a flight suit is heard claiming that he is Wing Commander Abhinandan.
He is blindfolded and puts out his service number. He then inquires if he is in the custody of the Pakistan military. Later, he refuses to answer questions.
The video was released after an urgent press conference held by the spokesperson of the Pakistan armed forces Major General Asif Ghafoor.
No confirmation has been released by the Indian Air Force on this so far.
In the press conference, Maj Gen Ghafoor said Pakistan had no other option than to give a response to the airstrikes by the Indian Air Force in Balakote.