/ Abhinandan Varthaman’s Medical Tests Reveal Rib and Spine Injuries

The Quint : Mar 04, 2019, 11:29 AM

A medical examination of Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who returned to India on Friday, 1 March, revealed a rib injury which could have happened due to shot down by Pakistan. An MRI scan also revealed an injury in the lower spine which could have happened due to his ejection from his MiG-21. No bug or spying devices were found in Varthaman’s body.

A medical examination of Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who returned to India on Friday, 1 March, revealed a rib injury which could have happened due to the assault by Pakistani locals after he ejected himself from his MiG-21, which was shot down by Pakistan, following an aerial engagement with its F-16 jet, reported ANI.

An MRI scan also revealed an injury in the lower spine which could have happened due to his ejection from his MiG-21. However the news agency added that no bug or spying devices were found in Varthaman’s body.

The IAF pilot will undergo more checkups and treatments at the Research and Referral Hospital at Delhi Cantonment for the next 10 days.