Indian pilot to be released today
March 1, 2019
Finally some good news is coming from across the border.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that Indian pilot that was captured by the Pakistani army will be released today.
Imran Khan has said that the pilot will be sent back to India as a peace gesture from Pakistan amid the state of tension between the two nations.
He said 'We have an Indian pilot. As a peace gesture, we will release him tomorrow.'
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was taken in custody by the Pakistani army after his MiG 21 Bison jet crashed in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir area on Wednesday.
Indian government had also asked Pakistan government to ensure the immediate and safe return of the Indian Air Force pilot.
The images and videos of the pilot's capture had gone viral on the social media, prompting Indian government to slam Pakistan for its actions.