Islamabad: Foreign Office summoned the Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad on Thursday and registered strong protest with him over violation of Pakistani airspace by an Indian drone.

The UAV was brought down by the Pakistani troops. The Foreign Secretary also registered Pakistan's concern over Heli manoeuvres near LoC on eleventh of this month, which was an offensive and threatening posture. Protest was also lodged for the recent unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian BSF at Phuklian-Akhnor sector  and at LoC and Working Boundary which resulted  in the martyrdom of civilians.

The Foreign Secretary emphasized that in the spirit of maintaining peace and tranquility at the LoC and the working boundary and the region at large, it was important that the 2003 Understanding on maintaining ceasefire is observed. The Indian High Commissioner assured to convey the message to his authorities, accordingly.

Meanwhile the Indian Army and the Air Force have denied any of their drones had crashed or been shot down while operating along the LoC. "Some reports of a drone crash along LOC are being referred to. No drone or UAV crash of the Indian Army has taken place," Times of India quoted a senior officer.

Experts said the drone shot down is sold commercially for aerial filming and contains no secret military technology.