Pakistan makes Indian chopper land for violating airspace

By REUTERS
October 23, 2011 12:21

 
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ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military forced an Indian army helicopter to land for violating Pakistani airspace on Sunday and detained four Indian army officers, the army said.

"The helicopter had came deep into our airspace. It was forced to land. Four Indian army officers have been taken into safe custody. They are safe," military spokesman Major-General Athar Abbas told Reuters.

He said the incident occurred in northern Skardu region and India had been informed. "Investigations are underway."

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