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Tensions continue to rise between India and Pakistan

Both Pakistan and India have warned against further escalation as tensions continue to rise between the neighbours.

Pakistan said it shot down two Indian Air Force jets and captured a pilot yesterday (27 February). Pakistan’s Information Ministry shared a video online of a blindfolded man, claimed to be the captured pilot.

India confirmed it has lost a jet and demanded the pilot’s immediate and safe return.

In a televised address, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan offered India talks over terrorism and warned against further escalation, saying the two sides could not afford a miscalculation.

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said her country would act "with responsibility and restraint".

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