In response to India's counter-terror strike in Balakot in Pakistan, Pakistan Air Force attempted a failed air raid, targeting high value Indian military establishments for which they had used F-16 combat aircraft.

These aircraft were provided under an agreement by the United States, possibly for counter terror operations. However using the same against a strategic partner of the US could have huge repercussions. However, Pranab Dhal Samanta of The economic Times in his exclusive story unravelled some hair raising facts. Manu Pubby of The Economic Times explains.