An Indian court convicts six men in the 2018 rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl near Kathua in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Three of the men are given life sentences while the other three, found guilty of destroying evidence, receive five-year prison terms.
The Pakistani Air Force claims it has carried out six airstrikes in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, shooting down one Indian aircraft and capturing one pilot following a dogfight. Pakistani officials claimed that they have shot down two Indian Air Force (IAF) jets. Wreckage of one aircraft fell in Azad Kashmir while the other fell in Indian-administered Kashmir. Indian officials initially rejected that any of their aircraft was shot down and claimed that all of IAF pilots were accounted for. However, later on they acknowledge that one IAF Mig-21 has been shot down and its pilot was captured by the Pakistan Army. India officials also claimed to have shot down one Pakistani Air Force (PAF) jet that violated its airspace. However, Indian officials claim were rejected by Pakistani officials.
Two reported Jaish-e-Mohammed militants, one civilian and four Indian soldiers are killed in a skirmish in the Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir as police search for suspects in Thursday's suicide attack that killed 40 Indian paramilitary police.