Pak Army Takes International Media & Diplomats to the Site of Balakot “Airstrike”

Pakistan Army, on Wednesday, took a group of ambassadors, defense attaches and international journalists to the site where, according to Indian claims, they killed 300 ‘terrorists’ during the 26 February airstrike.

The delegation also included the international journalists based in India and showed them the site where Indian fighter jets dropped the payload near Jabba on their way back, said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

On the occasion, the DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor briefed the delegation about Indian false claims and showed them the proofs that negate them.

The visitors were shown the exact place where the bombs dropped in an open space with no lives lost during the February 26 missed airstrike.

The group also visited the Madarasah –which India claimed was a terrorist camp – and interacted with the children studying there and the teachers as well. The freely asked them questions of their choices. The delegation admitted that no harm was done to the building.

DG ISPR once again called on India to accept the reality and behave like a responsible state for peace in the region and to address the reasons behind the out-of-control situation in Indian-held Kashmir.

Later, the delegation also visited Army Public School (APS) Swat Campus – a state-of-the-art education facility. The group was told that this school was a gift from the Pak Army for the people of Swat in recognition of their contributions and sacrifices in defeating terrorism.