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US planes flying between Oman, Gwadar: BBC Updated on 9/18/2001 11:59:23 AM

Islamabad (PPI): Twenty US planes have been seen flying between Omnan Gwadar reports BBC.Reports said Pakistan Navy has been placed on alert adding that some foreign war and surveillance aircraft were seen flying between Oman and Gwadar.

The aircraft have been asked to remain out of the Pakistan territory and for the time being, no aircraft has violated the Pakistan territory.

Reports further said that the Pak Navy has increased vigilance in the sea territory.

The surveillance was ordered following reports that at least 20 US war planes were present in the sea near Oman while the aircraft of France and Britain have also entered the region.

The reports however were not confirmed officially.

-- Martin Thompson (, September 18, 2001

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