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First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned home from Pakistan on Friday to a hero's welcome, two days after he was captured following a dogfight when his MiG 21 was shot down.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 March 2019, 09:42:01 PM
First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

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Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned home from Pakistan on Friday to a hero's welcome, two days after he was captured following a dogfight when his MiG 21 was shot down.
First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

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Pakistani officials handed over Varthaman to Indian officials, including from the IAF, at the Attari-Wagah Border.
First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

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Varthaman was whisked away in a convoy by Indian officials away from the public glare. According to IAF officials, he will be brought to Delhi from Amritsar in a special flight.
First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

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Varthaman was captured by Pakistani authorities on February 27 after an air combat between the air forces of the two countries, a day after New Delhi had conducted counter-terror operations in Pakistan's Balakot.
First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

First visuals of brave IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after reaching India

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan addressing a special joint sitting of Parliament on Thursday announced his release as a "peace gesture".