Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced that IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman will be released as a peace gesture. He was caught by Pak army after shooting down the fighter jet as he crossed LOC chasing Pak plane. People of India have been praying for his safety. Pak army released a video where Abhinandan said he is being treated well by Pakistanis.
Abhinandan is going to be released after evening Namaz. The daily beating retreat and band ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border has been cancelled on Friday.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is expected be handed over to India at the Attari-Wagah border.