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IAF Pilot Abhinandan Swallowed Some Secret Maps And Documents Before Capture

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| March 1 , 2019 , 13:15 IST

Indian Air Force wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman swallowed some secret documents and dumped other papers of his survival kit in a pond before being captured by the Pakistani army.

The Pakistan English daily Dawn had reported on Thursday that 58-year-old Mohammad Razzaq Chaudhry, a political activist, noticed around 8.45 am that there was a dogfight on in the sky.

After an Indian aircraft sped across the loc, Razzaq saw a parachute descending a kilometer from his house. Razzaq immediately called his friends Shoaib, Razza, and others and asked them to reach the location.

According to media reports Mr. Razzaq said, “A pilot emerged out of the parachute safely and sound,” 

Mr. Razzaq also added, " he had in the meantime made calls to several youngsters in the village, asking them not to go close to the wreckage until the arrival of the army personnel but get hold of the pilot."

Reportedly Abhinandan asked the youngsters whether it was India or Pakistan. On this, one of them responded that it was India and Abhinandan, shouted some slogans "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and asked which place exactly it was in India. To this, the same boy responded that it was Qilla’n.

According to Mr. Razzaq, the Indian pilot ran a distance of half a kilometer in the backward direction and then jumped into a small pond where he took out some documents and maps from his pockets, some of which he tried to swallow and soaked others in the water.

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After he was captured, the Pakistan Army shot several videos parading him to appease their civilians and jihadi terrorists who had been outraged by India’s strikes on the JeM training.

Eventually, Pakistan PM Imran Khan has to release Abhinandan after pressurized from United Nations as well.