Abhinandan’s release: India cancels Wagah-Attari border parade to save its face on IAF pilot’s capture by Pakistan
The daily retreat ceremony held at the Attari-Wagah border front along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab has been "cancelled" for today (Friday), according to a report in the Times of India.
A senior official of India's Border Security Force said the martial ceremony has been called off due to administrative requirements in the wake of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's release post noon at this frontier.
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Abhinandan, who landed inside Pakistani territory after his MiG-21 Bison was shot down in a dogfight with PAF jets, is now being released following an announcement by Prime Minister Imran Khan as a gesture of peace.
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