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    Pakistan Army Spokesman Trolled Over Spelling Error Calling Kashmir Country's Jugular 'Vain'

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    New Delhi (Sputnik): The Pakistan Army's spokesperson found himself at the epicentre of a troll-fest after Twitter users spotted a spelling gaffe in his post on Kashmir.

    Pakistan Army spokesperson Asif Ghafoor made an open appeal to Twitter trolls when he misspelt the word vein in the term 'jugular vein' as 'vain' while quoting Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa's speech on the current situation in the disputed region of Kashmir.

    It didn't take social media users long to spot the spelling error, and they flooded his Twitter account with all sorts of reactions:

    ​Another user asked Pakistan to focus on its citizens first.

    Some Twitter users gave spelling lessons to the Pakistan Army spokesperson and even stated the differences between the meanings of vain and vein.

    Ever since India stripped the restive Jammu and Kashmir state of special status by amending Article 370 and 35A of the constitution in August, there has been a war of words and diplomatic offensives from both Islamabad and New Delhi.

    India and Pakistan have been at loggerheads over Kashmir since they attained independence from British Colonial rule in 1947. While the two neighbours both claim the entire territory, they administer separate parts of Kashmir.

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