It was spotted by a Border Security Force jawan, posted near International Border in RS Pura sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
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As per the reports, the jawan saw a small, silver colour fix wing aircraft entering the Indian airspace and it flew back after one minute.
The incident has sent the alarm bells ringing for Indian security agencies who are trying to figure out what was the motive of Pakistani aircraft hovering in Indian Territory.
While the Indian Air Force examines the evidences available, the BSF will submit a report to ministry of home affairs.
The authorities are also carrying out an investigation to know whether the BSF jawan correctly noticed the aircraft. It is still unknown whether the aircraft was manned or a drone.
BSF soldiers in Jammu dnaindia
The recent spotting of an aircraft also holds importance given the ongoing tension between the two neighbouring countries following the violence in Kashmir Valley.