Pakistan and China are jointly producing the Chinese-designed JF-17 Thunder. Photo: AFP

Did Pakistan use its Chinese JF-17 jets to shoot down Indian planes?

  • Shares in JF-17 maker’s sister company surge after former Pakistani officer’s tweet claiming they were used in Kashmir flare-up
  • If confirmed, it would be the first successful operation of the jets in real combat
Topic |   Kashmir

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Pakistan and China are jointly producing the Chinese-designed JF-17 Thunder. Photo: AFP
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People and Indian army troops gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed about 34km south of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. Photo: Xinhua

Kashmir conflict explained: what took Pakistan and India to brink of war?

  • Pakistani forces shot down an Indian fighter jet in its airspace and has a pilot in its custody, while India says it too shot down a Pakistani fighter jet
  • It follows a suicide attack on Indian troops in February, which brought further pressure on Prime Minister Modi to retaliate
Topic |   India

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People and Indian army troops gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed about 34km south of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. Photo: Xinhua
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