Army sources on Friday said that Pakistan media was playing doctored video clips showing Indian Army casualties on social media.
Army sources on Friday said that Pakistan media was playing doctored video clips showing Indian Army casualties on social media. Army sources strongly denied the authenticity of these videos and said clarified that they were fake videos and an example of Pakistan’s black propaganda. They also requested the citizens to not share these videos. Earlier yesterday, the ‘surgical strikes’ by India across the LoC in Pakistan that eliminated 35 terrorists. Lt Gen Ranbir Singh had informed the media that no Indian casualties had occurred during the operations. Today, a cabinet meeting has been called in Islamabad, led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. It is reported that the cabinet meeting has been called to discuss the next course of action following the strike by India, that the neighbour had termed as “cross-border firing”. Pakistan had also claimed to have captured one Indian soldier who was trying to cross the border.
Pakistan media has been filled with reports suggesting the capture of Indian soldiers and other casualties that have been denied by the Indian government and the army. Yesterday, Pakistani Airforce had said that it was prepared for any and all eventualities. In India, it was reported that evacuation process was carried out in the villages near the border region, considering the possibility of armed conflicts. Schools near the border in Punjab have been shut down until further notice.
Earlier today, it was reported the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would review the LoC situation at the international border in Pakistan at a Cabinet Committee. India had carried out surgical strikes on seven terror launch pads across the LoC on the intervening night of September 28 and 29, with the Army saying it had inflicted “significant casualties” on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from PoK, days after Modi warned Uri attack would not go unpunished. Pakistan had yesterday, summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale over “unprovoked firing” by India in which two Pakistani soldiers were killed.