Pakistan claims it destroyed ‘variant of Indo-Russo BrahMos Cruise Missile’ fired from India

Pakistan claims it destroyed a variant of Indo-Russo BrahMos Cruise Missile in Mian Channu. [Photo: Twitter/ Muhammad Ibrahim Qazi]

The Directorate of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday said that a stray supersonic missile launched from India entered Pakistan and landed in Mian Channu in Punjab province of Pakistan.

The unarmed supersonic missile launched from the Indian side travelled 124 km into Pakistani airspace and fell at Mian Channu in Punjab province at 6:50 pm PST.

According to DGISPR, a high-speed flying object was picked up by the Air Defence System of Pakistan. It landed in Mian Channu and damaged some civilians’ property. No human causality is reported according to ISPR.

According to experts quoted by the Pakistan media, the supersonic Indian projectile shot by Pakistan Air Force in Mian Channu appears to be a variant of Indo-Russo BrahMos Cruise Missile having 290 KM range and 2.8 Mach speed stocked by Indian Air Force at a base in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan.


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