RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Navy “detected and blocked” an Indian submarine from entering into Pakistani waters, said the Inter-Services Public Relations in a statement on Tuesday.
According to the military media wing, an Indian submarine had attempted to transgress Pakistani waters on October 16. However, the Pakistan Navy, due to its “unremitting vigilance and professional competence,” had detected and blocked the Indian submarine from entering into Pakistani waters.
“During the prevailing security milieu, a strict monitoring watch has been kept by Pakistan Navy to safeguard maritime frontiers of Pakistan,” said the ISPR.
Pakistan Navy with its unremitting vigilance and professional competence has once again detected and blocked the Indian submarine on 16 Oct 21 from entering into Pakistani waters.@dgprPaknavy pic.twitter.com/OlY8DLo1Cv— PTV News (@PTVNewsOfficial) October 19, 2021
The statement confirmed that it was the third time such an incident had taken place and credited the navy’s long-range maritime patrol aircraft for the premature detection and tracking of the Indian submarine.
“The recent incident reflects the deplorable Indian machinations vis-à-vis commitment and resolve of Pakistan Navy to defend maritime frontiers of the motherland,” concluded the ISPR statement.