Pakistan lodges strong protest with India over unprovoked violation of its airspace 

Islamabad, March 11, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with India over unprovoked violation of its airspace by an Indian origin ‘super-sonic flying object’. In a press release in Islamabad today [Friday], Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar said the Charge d’Affaires of India was summoned to the Foreign Office today to lodge Islamabad’s strong protest over the unprovoked violation of its airspace by ‘super-sonic flying object’. It said the object entered into Pakistan from ‘Suratgarh’ India at 1843 hrs on Wednesday and crashed near Mian Chunnu city at around 1850 hrs causing damage to civilian property.

The Spokesperson said the Indian diplomat was conveyed that imprudent launch of flying object not only caused damage to civilian property, but also put at risk human lives on ground. The spokesperson said flight path of flying object endangered several domestic and international flights within Pakistani airspace and could have resulted in a serious aviation accident.

He said such irresponsible incidents were also reflective of India’s disregard for air safety and callousness towards regional peace and stability. The Foreign Office spokesperson called for a thorough and transparent investigation into the incident, the outcome of which must be shared with Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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