A day after the Indian Air Force hit terror camps in Pakistan, reports suggest that Pakistani jets have reportedly violated Indian air space.

Pakistani F-16  jets violated the Indian air space, but were pushed back by the Indian aircaft. According to the PTI, the jets entered into the Indian air space over Nowshera sector this morning, but were immediately pushed back by Indian jets on air patrol.

According to a report by the Reuters news agency, at least three Pakistan combat jets entered the Indian airspace.

ANI reports say that Pakistan Air Force's F-16 that violated the Indian air space was shot down in Indian retaliatory fire 3 km within Pakistan territory in Lam valley, Nowshera sector.

The statement from the spokesperson office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan said that this was not a retaliation to continued Indian belligerence. "Sole purpose being to demonstrate our right, will and capability for self defence," it said.