Pakistan’s video of ‘destroyed’ Indian post is fake: Indian Army

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By Fast Kashmir on 24/05/2017. 2 Comments

NEW DELHI, MAY 24: A video Pakistan’s army released yesterday, purportedly showing its army “destroying” an Indian post in Nowshera, is fake, said top Indian Armysources to ANI today.

“Video from Pakistan claiming to destroy Indian post is fake as Indian posts have walls thick enough to withhold fire of recoilless gun,” said the sources.

Pakistan released this video yesterday, after the Indian Army said it recently destroyed Pakistani posts along the Line of Control (LoC) with “punitive fire assaults”.

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The Pakistani Army released the 87-second video on Twitter with a tweet saying “On 13 May 2017, India targeted innocent civilians. In befitting response Pak Army destroyed Indian posts in Nowshera.”

This is what the official spokesperson of Pakistan’s armed forces tweeted:

“The video is a fake”, said the Indian army sources.

“The blast is from below the structure which usually happens in case of IED blasts and not explosion from artillery fire,” they said.

The Indian Army Sources also pointed to what it called “editing marks” on Pakistan’s video.

“Clear visibility of editing marks in the video,” they said. : Army Sources say Pakistani video claiming Indian posts haven been destroyed is fake.

Indian army sources said yesterday that their “punitive” strikes recently were a message to Pakistan+ that the Army will take stronger action with increased frequency against any infiltration attempts from across the border.

The Indian Army said its strikes were along the Nowshera sector in Rajouri.

“A recent action by our troops in the Naushera Sector has caused some damage to the Pak Army posts, which are supporting infiltrations. This is part of our overall strategy to counter terrorism,” Additional Director General of Public Information Major Gen A K Narula told reporters today.

“With the mercury rising and snow-melting in the valley, the chances of infiltration increase from the Pakistani side. The Army is all geared up to counter such threats,” Major General Ashok Narula told reporters in New Delhi.
“It was part of the plan to proactively dominate the LoC and counter-terrorism operations to curb infiltration,” he added.

Pakistan yesterday also denied the Army’s claim that it destroyed Pakistani posts along the Line of Control .

 

The spokesperson for the Pakistan army tweeted:

 

 

PR277/17
No Pakistani post destroyed by India on 13 May. Indians tgt civ on both sides of LOC. Pak response restricted to mil tgts only. 1/2

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