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This One Tweet Shows How Differently Indian And Pakistani Newspapers Covered The Surgical Strike

"India strikes" vs. "surgical strikes Indian delusion".

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On September 29, India conducted surgical strikes at eight Pakistani terror camps, along the Line of Control.

The strikes were a response by the Indian army after terrorists from Pakistan crossed into an army camp in Uri, Kashmir, earlier this month. Eighteen Indian soldiers lost their lives in the attack.

On September 30, Twitter user @samjawed65 shared this stark difference between how Indian and Pakistani newspapers covered the surgical strike.

Interesting contrast of Indian & Pakistani newspaper headlines. Images via @ravishkt & @misbahAzam

Here's a closer look at the images. These are India's mainstream publications:

And here are Pakistan's:

While India's publications have lauded the army's actions against Pakistan, people have noticed that Pakistani publications have completely dismissed the entire thing.

As per statements made by India's armed forces, 38 Pakistani terrorists were killed during the strike. However, Pakistan denies these claims, stating that only two soldiers were killed and nine were injured in a cross-border shootout initiated by India.

Andre Borges is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Mumbai.

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