Indian Extremists Celebrate PIA Plane Crash On Social Media
Indian hyper-nationalists and Hindutva trolls on social media continued to spew venom against Pakistan when the news of PIA plane crash broke. Some even resorted to celebrating the tragic accident.
Journalists and media people around the world have tweeted their condolences for the families that lost their loves ones in the plane crash. Under the tweets about casualties, some Indians posted replies mocking the tragedy.
Eid ka tohfaa hai ye "hum" Kafiron ke liye. pic.twitter.com/TXYzoOXwKS
— Baba Yaga (@Its_Baba_Yaga) May 22, 2020
plane was fantastic i guess.
— Sidd (@SiddTyagi13) May 22, 2020
Indians celebrating the PIA plane crash shows how toxic and disgusting they're. I mostly hear people saying that if someone is to be blamed for spreading Islamophobia in India it's government but no Indian people are equally to be blamed. It's the mentality of 1.3 B people.
— ubs (@_graveyardd) May 22, 2020
— Midnight (@Midnigh6203) May 22, 2020
— Ali Ahmad Ch (@Ch_Ali_Ahmad) May 22, 2020
Earlier, a Pakistan International Airline plane flying from Lahore to Karachi crashed in Model Colony in what appears to be a residential neighborhood. More than 95 people are said to be on board.
Footage aired by TV channels showed smoke rising from the site of the accident. Ambulances and rescue officials have arrived at the site to help the affectees.
The flight took off from Lahore at 1 PM and was scheduled to land in Karachi at 2.45 PM. According to reports, the aircraft is registered AP-BLD and the flight number was PK8303.