F-16 Pakistani Pilot Was Killed By Local Mob: FB Post
New Delhi: A London-based lawyer and commentator Khalid Umar has claimed that Pakistani f-16 pilot Shahzaz Ud Din, belonging to No 19 Squadron was killed by a local mob in Pakistan who mistook him for an Indian.
In a Facebook post that has gone viral, Khalid said “The sad part is that the Pakistani pilot who ejected in the Pakistani occupied part of J&K was hurt but alive when landed but was lynched (beaten mercilessly nearly to death) by the mob who took him as a fallen Indian. When it was identified as ‘our own man’ and taken to hospital (in Pakistan), he could not survive.”
In the FB post, Khalid Umar further revealed that Wg Cdr Shahzaz also shared another fact of life with Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan, i.e he too was the son of a former PAF Air Marshall. “So two sons of Air Marshals fought it out mid-air up in the skies Wg Cdr Abhinandan (IND) in MIG & now Late, Wg Cdr Shahzaz Ud Din (PAK) in F-16. Both fell from the skies, one could not survive,” writes Khalid Umar.
Umar Khalid’s Facebook post has gone viral on social media and it has generated an uproar in certain sections of the media.