An Indian army general recently took to Twitter to share the photos of Pakistani soldiers who were allegedly martyred in Panjshir valley. However, the general was subjected to mass trolling on social media since the pictures shared were actually of actors Shaan Shahid, Umair Jaswal and Bilal Ashraf from the sets of the 2017 film Yalghaar.
It all started when Major General GD Bakshi of the Indian armed forces tweeted out a message about the alleged killing of Pakistani soldiers in Panjshir valley.
Pak Army (SSG)has suffered very hy cas in Panjshir. killed - 07 officers, 12 JCOs ,75 OR &wounded 05offrs ,09 JCOs 160 OR. peshawar, swat and Quetta MHs overflowing.Maj Gen Adil Rehmani has come back to organise discreet funerals in dead of Night- like in kargil. like thieves— Maj Gen (Dr)GD Bakshi SM,VSM(retd) (@GeneralBakshi) September 10, 2021
Trolling Bakshi in response, a user tweeted out a picture of the actors claiming they were his “class fellows”. The user wrote, “My class fellow from school days Maj Aijaj 2nd from left and Capt Jufar 1st from left embraced martyrdom in Panjshir. They were buried yesterday in Peshawar. ISPR is trying to hide these casualties. They fought bravely and should be honoured as such. This is injustice by Pak Army.”
My class fellow from school days Maj Aijaj 2nd from left and Capt Jufar 1st from left embraced martyrdom in Panjshir. They were buried yesterday in Peshawar. ISPR is trying to hide these casualties. They fought bravely and should be honoured as such. This is injustice by Pak Army pic.twitter.com/sOx16xpAol— Disgruntled Doc (@Fauji_Doctor) September 10, 2021
Thinking the user was being serious, another Indian army general retweeted the picture, asserting how Pakistan had “disowned its dead” and buried them at night to “avoid publicity”.
This is the truth on #PanjshirValley and Pak casualties. As expected @YusufMoeed lied and Pak disowned its dead. This shameful nation with a shameful leadership refuses to honour its dead. Instead buries them at night to avoid publicity. Nothing can be more degrading for soldiers pic.twitter.com/OlANAWJ0a5— Maj Gen Harsha Kakar (@kakar_harsha) September 11, 2021
Shaan took to Twitter to add to the trolling. The actor tweeted out a picture of his character as well as the poster of the film, writing, “Hello from the other side. Pakistan Zindabad.”
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Umair also responded in a similar manner.
Hello dear 😂 @GeneralBakshi @dpkpillay12— Umair Jaswal (@umairjaswal) September 11, 2021
From Pakistan ❤ pic.twitter.com/Vvl5TItQBv
A Pakistani user responded to the fiasco by taking a jab at the Indian army generals, tweeting out a picture of Ahad Raza Mir from Ehd-e-Wafa, writing, “Captain Saad was my classmate in college, his wife is also a doctor in Army. He got martyred in Panjshir but Army is showing his death as a car accident. He deserves better than this for sacrificing his life for Pakistan.”
Captain Saad was my classmate in college, his wife is also a doctor in Army. He got martyred in Panjshir but Army is showing his death as a car accident. He deserves better than this for sacrificing his life for Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/5r1SGtpKFE— Rizwan (@Rizwow) September 11, 2021
Another tweeted about this intense Indian army operation to capture a Pakistani F-16.
Pakistan was about to take panjshir but then this unfortunate incident happened when few indian soldiers tied a rope with a stone and threw it above the sky and successful operation was conducted by maj. Shiv Shastri. They now captured Pakistani F-16 , here is the photo evidence pic.twitter.com/g6k7OUdKbV— Nouman Bin Younas (@NoumanBinYounas) September 11, 2021
And finally, one user tweeted out a picture of the Indian team responsible for the attack.
According to sources this team was responsible for Maj. Aijaj's martyrdom. pic.twitter.com/AubVHRm0Uf— Ahmad🇵🇰 (@thepakman11) September 11, 2021
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