Footage filmed on a field in the Budgam district in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir shows what appears to be the crash site of an aircraft.

According to Indian officials, the aircraft was an Indian Air Force Mi-17 transport chopper, which crashed due to a technical failure and bad weather conditions on Wednesday. Two people were reportedly killed.

At the same time, Pakistan claimed responsibility for shooting down two Indian aircraft, with one of them reportedly falling on the Indian side of Kashmir and the other coming down inside the Pakistani-held territory.

The incident happened amid a major escalation of the Kashmir conflict.

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