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Old photos are viral claimed to be of damage done in Pakistan by IAF Attack

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A set of few photos is viral on social media which shows heavy damage on ground, like a disaster result claimed as result of yesterday’s Indian Air force attack on Pakistan.


These are all old Photographs, not yesterday’s.

First three are from a 2005 earthquake

“The 13th anniversary of martyrs of deadly earthquake of October 8, 2005 was observed across Pakistan including Azad Jammu and Kashmir as National Resilience Day.

Special prayers were offered in the mosques at Fajr for the departed souls. Prayers were also offered for progress and prosperity of Pakistan.

In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, main Prayer Ceremony was held at Muzaffarabad this morning.

AJK Ministers Barrister Iftikhar Gilani thanked government of Pakistan, Pak Army and people for prompt response and active part in relief and rehabilitation activities soon after the devastating earthquake 2005.” –Source

“The 8 October 2005 earthquake in Kashmir is remembered as one of the worst natural disasters in South Asia. The BBC’s Shahzeb Jillani was among the first journalists to report from the devastated city of Balakot, near the epicentre. A decade on, he has gone back there to meet some of the survivors” BBC

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Earthquake Death Toll Reaches 38,000 In Pakistan
BALAKOT, PAKISTAN – OCTOBER 15: In this aerial photo, structures are damaged and destroyed October 15, 2005 in Balakot, Pakistan. It is estimated that 90% of the city of Balakot was leveled by the earthquake. The death toll in the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that struck northern Pakistan on October 8, 2005 is believed to be 38,000 with at least 1,300 more dead in Indian Kashmir. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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Pakistani residents line up the bodies o
BALAKOT, PAKISTAN: Pakistani residents line up the bodies of children who perished in the 08 October earthquake, in the remote Pakistani city of Balakot, 11 October 2005. Time is quickly running out for whatever survivors are still alive after the quake which killed 23 000, injured 51 000 and made 2.5 million homeless in Pakistan according to the lastest reports. AFP PHOTO/FAROOQ NAEEM (Photo credit should read FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)

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13th anniversary of of deadly of October 8, 2005 is being observed across Pakistan including AJK today

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This is 5 year old photo, Year 2014.

“Bodies of 32 terrorists killed last night by Pak Army and PAF. They were on the run from Khyber & Orakzai Agency.”

This was debunked by SMHoaxSlayer when this was viral as result of Surgical Strike in 2016


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