Just in: Indian Air Force jet crashes in Jammu & Kashmir

In breaking news, an Indian Air Force (IAF) jet had crashed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday due to ‘technical difficulties’. The jet crashed in an open area near Garend Kalaan village in Budgam at around 10.05 am, according to the officials.

The jet broke into two parts and then caught fire quickly, according to the officials. They said that two bodies were discovered near the accident spot. The identity of the deceased is not yet confirmed.

Credits: News-18.com

The jet crash happened a day after “IAF aircraft” conducted air-strikes at Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province situated around 80 kilometres from the Line of Control (LoC)

On the contrary, Pakistani jets breached the Indian airspace as it entered “border areas of Nowshera sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district”, PTI quoted, as it quoted unnamed officials.

As per the officials, the plane crash is a separate incident and has absolutely nothing to do with the Pakistani jets entering Indian airspace. Officials said, adding that the Pakistani fighter jets that entered Indian air space in Nowshera sector were quickly pushed back by IAF jet on air patrol.

(With inputs from News18)

Further details are awaited…

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