Kejriwal prays for safe return of IAF pilot ‘missing in action’

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New Delhi, Feb 27: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday prayed for the safety of Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot who was ‘missing in action’, while foiling Pakistan’s attempt to target military installations on Indian side.
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Mr Kejriwal said,”I pray for the safety of Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan.Whole country is proud of this brave son and everyone is hoping for his safe return. We all stand united to keep our country safe and strong”.
”We pray for our brave heart IAF Wing Commander #Abhinandan 1.3 Billion Indians stands beside you in solidarity. Stay strong Soldier! #BringBackAbhinandan,” the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said in a tweet.
India on Wednesday said Pakistan attempt to target military installations on Indian side were foiled but in the process one MiG 21 was lost and the pilot is ‘missing in action’.
”The Pakistan Air Force was detected and the IAF responded instantly. In that aerial engagement, one Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft was shot down by a MiG 21 Bison of the IAF. The Pakistani aircraft was seen by ground forces falling from the sky on the Pakistan side. In this engagement, we have unfortunately lost one MiG 21,”MEA spokesman Raveesh Kumar said.


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