Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet fighters conducted an exercise on the Islamabad-Lahore Motorway (M2) on Wednesday, including a tech office and landing, according to a statement issued by the Air Force, 24 News HDT V Channel reported.
According to the TV channel, PAF’s F-16 and JF-17 Thunder jets took part in the drill on the motorway.
The air route has been closed to all types of air traffic for the PAF exercise.
The M-2 exercise involved F-16 fighter jets and the multi-role fighter JF-17 Thunder, jointly developed by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex and Chengdu Aircraft Corporation of China.
Lahore-Islamabad Motorway closed to allow PAF to practice landing jets on the road.
A spokesman for the Motorway Police said that alternative routes have been provided to the Motorway M2 due to the PAF exercise.
The spokesman said, “Traffic from Lahore to Islamabad has been diverted from Kot Abdul Malik Interchange to Sheikhupura Highway. Vehicles can re-enter the M2 Motorway from Hira Minar to Islamabad.”
The National Highways and Motorways Police (NHMP) said that the traffic from Islamabad to Lahore has been diverted from Sheikhupura Interchange to Lahore and vehicles can reach Lahore from Kot Abdul Mulk Interchange via M2. ۔
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