Battle of Boyra

Battle of Boyra

The Battle of Boyra, on 22 November 1971, was an aerial interception fought between the Indian Airforce and intruding Pakistani Air Force jets that inadvertently crossed into Indian Airspace while performing a close air support mission against the Mukti Bahini, the Bengali Guerrilla freedom fighters, and a Battalion size detachment of the Indian Army which were fighting in the Battle of Garibpur against the Pakistani Armed Forces as part of the Bangladesh Liberation War. This battle is significant as it was the first engagement between the Air Forces of India and Pakistan during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. It is seen as a culmination of the Battle of Garibpur in which the ... more on Wikipedia

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