ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military said Thursday its soldiers killed a little Indian government operative automaton after it disregarded the nation’s airspace in the contested Himalayan area of Kashmir.
In an announcement, it said Pakistani soldiers brought down the automaton when it “barged in 600 meters inside Pakistan’s domain” for observation along the Line of Control that separates the Pakistani-and Indian-controlled segments of Kashmir.
The military discharged an image of what it said was the brought down automaton.
There was no prompt remark from India on Thursday.
Kashmir is part among Pakistan and India, the two of which guarantee the region completely. They have battled two wars over it since their freedom from British principle in 1947.
The military has been on high alarm since last February, when India propelled an airstrike inside Pakistan, saying it focused on Pakistan-based activists liable for a suicide bombarding that murdered 40 Indian soldiers in Indian-directed bit of Kashmir.
Pakistan at the time fought back and said it killed two Indian planes. One Indian pilot was caught and later discharged.