Some retired Indian troopers are sure Pakistan Military troopers are dying within the Panjshir Valley entrance, left and centre however their solely dependable information supply on the matter appears to be Twitter. And everyone knows how dependable Twitter is.
What began off as nationalist propaganda began by former Indian military officer Main Gen GD Bakshi towards an alleged assault on the Pakistan Military in Panjshir Valley, already fact-checked by Daybreak, took a hilarious flip when one other retired officer, Main Common Harsha Kakar retweeted what appears to be a troll on Bakshi’s authentic put up.
Fully unaware of the details and the character of the tweet, Kakar responded with the next:
The image is from the units of Pakistani motion thriller Waar launched in 2013 and options actors Shaan Shahid and Umair Jaswal. The 2 actors turned “casualties” within the Indian officers’ tweets.
The tweet rapidly blew up as Twitterati from Pakistan got here to the rescue with hysterical responses together with responses from the actors themselves.
Shaan’s quirky response had us laughing all weekend.
Umair Jaswal additionally hopped on the bandwagon.
However the stars of the film weren’t the one ones laughing. This person wished to commemorate the “death of his classmate”. Doesn’t Saad look acquainted?
Some questioned whether or not Kakar actually was a two-star normal. #Oops
This person took it too far, actually.
Some customers created a military of their very own.
A fellow Indian tried to warn him however it was already too late.
One person was simply searching for their day by day dose of humour and these accounts by no means appear to disappoint.
This soldier appeared to have caught extra consideration than others as an Afghan journalist, Noor Quraishi, shared his image on Twitter. He was later instructed, nonetheless, that it was really an image of Aamir Liaquat from a promotional video. Guess Liaquat is a fairly good actor.
Pak-India banter will in all probability by no means get outdated however we’d identical to to remind our readers that there’s a nice line between humour and insensitivity. Our celebrities are inclined to have a light-hearted strategy relating to trolling haters and coping with pretend information however let’s not get too carried away. And bear in mind everybody: do not imagine every part you learn on social media!