Pakistan frees Indian pilot as crisis thaws

Published on 2 Mar 2019 11:22:43 AM

Pakistan has released an Indian pilot it has held since Wednesday as the crisis between the two nuclear-armed nations appears to recede.
Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman whose videos in captivity released by Pakistan went viral on social media, crossed into Indian soil via the Attari Wagah border checkpoint between Pakistan and India.