Kashmir escalation: Pakistan 'shoots down two Indian jets'

Pakistan says it has shot down two Indian Air Force jets in a major escalation of the Kashmir conflict.An army spokesman said one of the planes had fallen inside Pakistan and a pilot had been arrested. There is no confirmation from India which claimed to have shot down a Pakistani aircraft.Pakistan earlier said it had hit Indian targets, a day after India struck militants in Pakistan.The raids follow a militant attack in Kashmir which killed 40 Indian troops.Also on Wednesday, Pakistan's foreign ministry said Pakistani jets had launched air strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Pakistani- and Indian-controlled Kashmir.Pakistan said it had "taken strikes at [a] non-military target, avoiding human loss and collateral dama ...
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