India-Pakistan Standoff Latest News: Pakistan for the second consecutive day violated the Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir. As per Zee News, two Pakistani jets attempted to enter Indian side in Poonch district. However, they were pushed back by the Indian Air Force (IAF).
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a clear and stern warning to Pakistan on Thursday said that ‘India will live as one, India will work as one, India will grow as one, India will fight as one, India will win as one’.
“The enemy tries to destabilise us, carries out terror attacks, they want to stop our growth. We all countrymen are standing like a rock to counter their evil designs,” he said while addressing the booth-level workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Stay with India.com for minute-by-minute Live updates on India-Pakistan tension.
Meanwhile, the three service chiefs are on Thursday scheduled to meet Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in the wake of increasing tension after ‘pre-emptive’ strikes were carried out at Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camps on Pakistani soil were carried out by India in retaliation to Pulwama terror attack. Stay with India.com for minute-by-minute Live updates on India-Pakistan tension.
Later in the day, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to chair a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS). The same will be followed by Union Cabinet meeting at his residence, 7, Lok Kalyan Marg in the national capital.
The meetings come a day after Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan went ‘missing in action’ as the force retaliated to the violation of airspace by three Pakistani jets on Wednesday. The MEA acknowledged that he has been captured by Pakistan after an air combat. Indian High Commission in Pakistan on Wednesday issued a demarche to the Pakistan Foreign Ministry of Foreign Affairs and asked for immediate and safe return of the IAF pilot.
Pakistan’s notorious action came a day after India on Tuesday avenged the dastardly Pulwama terror attack by mounting a massive offensive on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Pakistan and carried a ‘non-military pre-emptive air strike’ on three camps of the terrorist organisation, killing nearly 300 militants.