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Indian Planes 'Accidentally' Entered Pakistani Airspace

According to Pakistani officials, Indian warplanes entered Pakistani airforce near the alleged location of the group responsible for the Mumbai attacks last week, reported The New York Times.

Pakistan's Information Minister Sherry Rehman said Pakistan's airforce were on the alert, but did not believe the airspace infraction would lead to a conflict, reported BBC News.

Relations between the two countries, which have always been strained, are particularly shaky after the attack in Mumbai which led to the deaths of 170 people. Pakistan's intelligence agency has openly aided Lashkar-e-Taiba, the group responsible for the November attacks.

Pakistan reported that they had already contacted Indian officials about the airspace crossover and were assured the incident was accidental.

India denied any wrongdoing in the incident, saying they did not fly into Pakistani airspace.