"Indian unmanned spy drone shot down at Kashmir border" says Pakistan Army

"Indian unmanned spy drone shot down at Kashmir border" says Pakistan Army

ISPR DG Asif Ghafoor also informed that the drone's debris has been taken into custody, adding that Quadcopter was spying in Pakistani territory near Rakh Chakri sector.

From the pictures tweeted by the director general of Inter-Services Public Relations, the army's media wing, it seemed that the quadcopter being used was of the commercially available variety of drones.

The claim made by Pakistan Army was accompanied by a photo showing a commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle made by the drone manufacturer DJI. Gen. Asif Ghafoor said that the drone was spying when it was shot down on Friday in Rakhchikri village along the Line of Control in Kashmir. Past year in November, a similar UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) that intruded into Pakistan airspace was shot down in the same sector.

Gafoor tweeted about the alleged incident hours after Islamabad had strongly opposed the United States move to supply armed drones to India. In November, an Indian drone was targetted by Pakistani troops at the Aagahi post area in the same Rakh Chakri sector.

As per reports, in a statement army spokesman Maj.

The Foreign Office official also said that any such transfer of drones should be examined closely in reference to guidelines of the multilateral export control regimes, including the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR).