IAF panic on social media in Pakistan, blackout in Karachi due to fear of Indian Army, claims of jet fighters flying
A rumor quickly spread on social media on Tuesday night in Pakistan amid the Corona crisis. Due to which people got into panic and had to black out in Karachi. According to media reports, it was claimed on Tuesday in Pakistan on social media that Indian Air Force fighter aircraft are flying close to Karachi and Bahawalpur. According to social media users, after this rumor, he was blacked out in Karachi.
IAF started trending on social media as rumors spread. Discussions about this started on Twitter. While some users described it as another surgical strike like Balakot, some claimed that they saw Indian Air Force fighter jets flying near the city and an emergency situation could arise. Due to these rumors, panic spread among the people. These invasions continued till Wednesday morning. However, the Indian Air Force has denied any such incident.
Waj Khan, a former NBC reporter in Pakistan, wrote on Twitter, "Dear India and Pakistan, all these rumors are that the Indian Air Force has infiltrated the PoK and Sindh-Rajasthan sector. Please inform the two countries about the matter and chill it all and enjoy your week. "
According to a media report, the rumor was spread via Twitter. Some Karachi users first claimed to have seen Indian fighter jets. However, he could not give information about how he recognized the jet flying in the sky that he belonged to India.