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When Thieves Stole An IAF Mirage Jet’s Tyre: UP Police Recover it; Check Details

Lucknow: The tyre of an Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage fighter jet that was allegedly stolen from a moving truck in Lucknow on November 27 has been “recovered”, the Uttar Pradesh police have said, reported NDTV.

The tyre was being transported from Lucknow’s Bakshi Ka Talab air force station to the Jodhpur airbase in Rajasthan. In a statement, the Lucknow police said that two people landed up with the tyre at the Bakshi Ka Talab air force station on December 4, claiming to have found it on the road from where the alleged theft was reported and took the tyre home thinking it was a truck tyre.

The air force station has verified the tyre was from their supply depot and belonged to a Mirage jet.

OB Bureau

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