A viral picture purportedly exhibiting a Pakistan Air Drive fighter jet shot down by resistance fighters within the Pangshir valley, Afghanistan has gone viral.
The Specific Tribune discovered the declare to be false as the image is of a US aircraft jet crash-landed in the USA.
The picture was first shared by a twitter deal with allegedly claiming to belong to Ahmad Massoud, who just isn’t solely the son of legendary Afghan warlord but in addition the top of the Nationwide Resistance Drive of Afghanistan.
“The Pakistani Jet Airplane that was shot down by the lion cubs,” the caption with a a picture of a aircraft grounded learn.
The picture was shared 1000’s of occasions on social media and revealed by Indian media retailers alike.
Nevertheless, a Google reverse picture search confirmed it was first shared again in 2018 by web site Army.com after a US F-16 Preventing Falcon jet crash-landed throughout a coaching flight close to the Arizona-California border close to the Arizona-California border.
Indian media retailers and Indian Twitter additionally shared pretend information on Pakistan’s involvement in war-torn Afghanistan.
One other video claiming to indicate Pakistani drones attacking resistance fighters in Panjshir.in help of the Taliban.
The video is from a online game and is at the moment being shared by pro-resistance accounts as proof of claims that Pakistani drones are attacking Panjshir. I believed I ought to have some enjoyable. Let’s examine what number of idiots right here share this video with a straight face. 🤣 pic.twitter.com/lxDDJxqZzP
— FJ (@Natsecjeff) September 6, 2021
The footage, nonetheless initially appeared in a online game Arma-3.
#Arma-3 grew to become one of many high developments on Pakistani Twitter as netizens trolled the Indian media.