Jaipur: The Pakistani air force has deployed a large number of fighter aircraft on its air force bases located on the Rajasthan and Gujarat frontier.
According to army sources, the Pakistani air force has deployed fighters along the 1070 km Sriganganagar to Barmer on two of its major air bases and also on six forward bases. The Pakistan air force at Masrur and at Sahara-E-Faisal has dispatched its fighters on the bases located on the Indo-Pakistan border along the Sriganganagar-Barmer sector in Rajasthan.
The Pakistan air bases located near the Sriganganagar-Barmer sector are at Rahimyar Khan, Rajanpur, Bihari and Rafiqi.
Army sources said that the Pakistani air force has deployed Mirage 3, Mirage 5 and F-16 on these bases. The Pak air force chief Mujahid Anwar Khan recently visited these bases for inspections.
The armed forces shot down three drones in the Ganganagar sector and in the past 12 days the armed forces, using the ground-to-air missiles, shot down seven such drones. On Sunday night, some bomb-like objects fell on a village under Ganganagar district and also similar objects pierced through the roof of several houses in the nearby Kallarkhera village of Punjab.
The splinters that fell on the houses were recovered by the police and is being sent to the army for examination. On the Ganganagar frontier, the BSF has declared blackout in villages that are in the one-kilometre vicinity area of the fenced borders.