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Uttarakhand: Chinese helicopter violates Indian airspace

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New Delhi, June 4: A suspected Chinese helicopter was sighted flying above Indian territory in Chamoli district, close to Sino-India border.

“One chopper was sighted hovering over Barahoti area violating Indian airspace at 9:15 AM. “The helicopter violated Indian airspace for over three to five minutes,” Chamoli Superintendent of Police Tripti Bhatt told ANI.

“There have been similar airspace violations in the past too. However, we cannot say whether the violation was a deliberate act of recce or an unintentional deviation,” the SP said.

An investigation is underway to ascertain details of the airspace violation, SP further added.

WeForNews Bureau

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