Spy drone shooting: Pakistan summons Indian high commissioner

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Islamabad, July 16: Pakistan foreign office has summoned Indian high commissioner in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss the issue of shooting down of spy drone.

"The violation of Pakistani territory by an Indian spy drone would be raised with him," Radio Pakistan reported citing foreign office spokesman as saying.

Pak summons Indian high commissioner

Pakistan army on Wednesday claimed to have shot down an Indian "spy" drone which it alleged was being used for aerial photography near the Line of Control. [Pak army shoots down Indian 'spy' drone]

The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a brief statement, said the Indian drone was brought down near the Line of Control in Bhimber area of Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

The army claimed that the drone was being used for aerial photography and was "brought down for violation of Pakistan's territorial integrity".

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The shooting down of the drone occurred nearly a week after the ice-breaking meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Ufa, Russia.

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