- Pakistan has called on the Indian government to “promptly provide concrete answers to the issues raised by Islamabad.”
- FO said the measures taken by New Delhi were “totally inadequate, insufficient and inappropriate”.
- Islamabad reiterated its call for a joint investigation.
Islamabad – Pakistan on Wednesday “absolutely” rejected India’s “extremely irresponsible” illicit supersonic missile launch into Pakistani territory and reiterated its call for “a joint investigation.”
We are pleased to announce the results of the Internal Investigative Court’s investigation into the incident of the launch of an illicit supersonic missile into Pakistani territory on 9 March 2022. And the decision to terminate the service of three Indian Air Force (IAF) officers. Received India’s announcement that it will be held accountable for the reckless incident. Pakistan reiterates its firm rejection of India’s alleged closure of a highly irresponsible incident and reiterates its call for a joint investigation.
A spokesman said the measures taken by New Delhi were “totally inadequate, inadequate and inappropriate”.
“Not only did India not respond to Pakistan’s call for a joint investigation. It also dodged questions posed by Pakistan about the command and control system and security protocols in place in India and India’s reasons for doing so.” We will launch,” said the spokesperson.
Systemic loopholes and technical deficiencies of a critical nature in the handling of strategic weapons cannot be overlooked under the guise of individual human error, said Islamabad
If India really has nothing to hide, India must accept Pakistan’s request for a joint investigation in the spirit of transparency. Pakistan’s exemplary display of restraint is a testament to its enduring commitment to peace and its systematic maturity as a responsible nuclear power.” said the spokesman.
Pakistan also urged the Indian government to “promptly provide concrete answers to the issues raised by Islamabad” after the incident.
India fires three officers for accidentally firing missile into Pakistan
A day earlier, the Indian Air Force said the government had fired three officers for “accidentally” launching a missile. Over Pakistan in March. A ground-attack cruise missile was launched on March 9. Prompting Pakistan to get answers from New Delhi on safety mechanisms to prevent accidental launches.
“An investigative court established to establish the facts of the case, including to determine liability for the incident. Found that deviations from standard operating procedures by three officers led to the accidental launch of the missile. We have discovered that,” the Air Force said in its opinion.
The government said to have dismissed three of his police officers summarily on Tuesday.
BrahMos missiles have a range of 300 km (186 miles) to 500 km (310 miles) and could be launched from a launch pad in northern India over Islamabad the capital of Pakistan. According to the US-based Arms Control Association.