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Balochistan — Old Video Of US Military Helicopter Targeting Terrorists, Falsely Shared as Pakistan Army Targeting BLA Militants in Turbat: Fact-Check 

Misleading claims have been made about Pakistan defence forces targeting BLA terrorists in Turbat, Balochistan, based on a video that shows four people walking around in an open area and being targeted.

@Dr_wardahbaloch tweeted “Exclusive Footages of BLA Terrorist . The Majid Brigade of the BLA trains its terrorists for two years, yet Pakistan’s security forces swiftly send their nameless, trend-less terrorists to hell within minutes. #Balochistan #Turbat #Abhiya #Sincerao” on March 26, 2024. The tweet has received an about more than 1.5k views on X.

Several other accounts, including @WickBaloch, @JunejoAsma1, @AhsaanNizami, @Fozia_Marri, @aysha_kahn2619, @Bakkerjanjua, @abdulmoeez491, @ShahbazBug47598 made the same claim that the video shows the BLA terrorists being targeted in Turbat, Balochistan by the Pakistan defense forces. The archive can be read from above.

What is the Actual Truth About this Incident? : Fact

The truth is that this is an old footage from 2009 showing a US military helicopter targeting for terrorists. The current unrest in Pakistan is unrelated to it. The claim that the BLA terrorists in Turbat, Balochistan were targeted by the Pakistan defense forces in the video is not true at all. We have found the Youtube video, which was uploaded on September 9, 2009, which shows it is an old video.

Check out the full Video:

D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:


Pakistani accounts are circulating old videos from different incidents claiming to be from the ongoing unrest in Balochistan to set their narrative and hide the inability of the Pakistan army. A video that shows a group of four individuals roaming around in the open environment being targeted has been shared with misleading claims that Pakistan defense forces are targeting BLA terrorists in Turbat, Balochistan. The video in question is an old one from 2009, showing a US military helicopter seeking for terrorists. It is unrelated to the current turmoil in Pakistan.


Fact : The fact is that this is an old video of US military helicopter targeting terrorists in 2009. It has nothing to do with the ongoing unrest in Pakistan.

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