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Did the Balakot crow die fed up of Pakistani lies?

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The Indian Air Force’s air-strike on terror camps in Pakistan’s Balakot continues to be in the news — the daredevil air-strike is a reality which even Pakistan doesn’t dispute.

The only thing disputed, however, is the number of causalities.

Pakistan has been caught spreading lies about the Balakot air-strikes. (Source: Reuters)

On the Indian side, the discrepancy in the number of causalities cited, coupled with the government’s reluctance to clear the air, has put the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition at loggerheads.

While the Opposition parties continue to raise questions over senior BJP leaders assigning numbers to the casualties without any confirmations, New Delhi’s silence is only giving birth to more questions.

The unfortunate part is that the war of words within India is letting Pakistani lies find an easy escape — Pakistan has been claiming that India itself disputes the impact of the Balakot strikes.

But the fat is, amid the current standoff between the two neighbouring countries after the deadly suicide bombing in Kashmir’s Pulwama, Pakistan has been lying through its teeth. And these lies are largely drawing strength from a crow, whose story has been scripted by the Pakistani media.

Well, the story has no traditional caw-caw like that in the legendary tale 'The Thirsty Crow' — in the Pakistani story, the crow was found........

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