Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 27 Feb 2019

1. Pakistan shoots down Indian jets over Kashmir

Tensions between nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan have escalated sharply after the latter claimed to have shot down two Indian Air Force jets in the disputed Kashmir province early this morning. India has not confirmed the claim but said yesterday that it had carried out air strikes on an alleged militant training base in the Pakistan-controlled part of Kashmir. The two nations were last officially at war in 1971.

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