Pakistan ‘to free the captured Indian pilot today’.

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Pakistan will release a captured Indian pilot as a “peace gesture” today, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said. Mr Khan revealed the decision in parliament, saying that Pakistan was focused on de-escalation. India’s military welcomed the Pakistani move. Pakistan shot down the pilot’s jet on Wednesday, as tensions rose with India over the disputed region of Kashmir. The capture of Abhinandan Varthaman was a major setback for India. Both sides are under pressure to calm tensions.(BBC)

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