In news every Indian was awaiting, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that the army of his country will free Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman tomorrow as a ‘gesture of peace’.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan: As a peace gesture we are releasing Wing Commander Abhinandan tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/J0Attb6KDC— ANI (@ANI) February 28, 2019
The Indian IAF officer was held captive by the Pakistan Army after it shot down his MiG 21 yesterday, news which was later confirmed by the MEA.
#WATCH Raveesh Kumar, MEA: One Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft was shot down by Indian Air Force. In this engagement, we have lost one MiG 21. Pilot is missing in action. Pakistan claims he is in their custody. We are ascertaining the facts. pic.twitter.com/Bm0nVChuzF— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2019