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    Pakisatni Politician Gets Flak For Sharing Fake Clip of "Indian Army Helicopter Attack on Kashmir"

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    New Delhi (Sputnik): The tweet from Malik is a sequel to a series of barbs between Indian and Pakistani politicians following New Delhi’s decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status and divide the state into two federally administered territories.

    Pakistani Politician and former Federal Investigation Agency officer Rehman Malik has raked up controversy on social media by posting fake video, claiming that it depicts a “gunship helicopter attack on Kashmir by Indian army”.
    Malik posted the video clip from his verified Twitter handle, showing severely wounded people being carried to safety. He also tagged the Tweet hoping the United Nations and US President Donald Trump to take note of the “situation in Kashmir”.

    The Jammu and Kashmir police were quick to rebuke Malik and called it “malicious content”. They have also asked Twitter Support to remove the fake video.

    Indian Twitter users were quick to call it a bluff, and an effort to malign the Indian Army and slammed the Pakistani politician for “peddling propaganda”.

     

     

    Indian journalists also took to Twitter to slam Malik for spreading the “fake propaganda” video.

    Several others took to memes and punny Tweets to take on Malik.

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