Border tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan have risen since the Taliban seized power last year, with Islamabad claiming militant groups are carrying out regular attacks from the neighbouring country.
“The court found that officers deviated from the standard operating procedures which led to the accidental firing of the missile,” Indian Air Force said in a statement.
The plane was shot down early on Wednesday, hours after Iran launched a ballistic missile attack on two military bases housing US troops in Iraq in retaliation for the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in an American airstrike in Baghdad. No one was wounded in the attack on the bases.
A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound became operational on Friday, Russia’s defense minister reported to President Vladimir Putin, bolstering the country’s nuclear strike capability.
North Korea’s decision to fire a ballistic missile off its east coast is yet another major provocative action that casts fresh doubts on efforts to resume the stalled denuclearisation
The US and Russia ditched the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty this month after accusing each other of violating the accord.
The missiles were launched from the eastern coastal city of Wonsan and flew 240 km (149 miles) and reached 35 km in altitude, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. North Korea has launched a series of missiles from the area in the past.
The MoFAIC in a statement last night expressed the UAE's strong condemnation and denunciation of the attacks that are aimed to destabilise Iraq in violation of the principles of international law.
Several days of calm in the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv came to an abrupt end around breakfast-time Tuesday, when a Russian missile tore through a government building, killing seven people.
Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie told Pentagon reporters that over the past six months Iran has attacked US forces and facilities a number of times, but "very good action on the part of commanders on the ground” has thwarted any US casualties.