Earlier this week, a missile was “mistakenly” fired at Pakistan from India. The Defence Ministry stated that it was due to a “technical malfunction” and the incident was “deeply regrettable”, reported NDTV.
The Defence Ministry said in a statement, “On 9 March 2022, in the course of routine maintenance, a technical malfunction led to the accidental firing of a missile. The Government of India has taken a serious view and ordered a high-level Court of Enquiry. It is learnt that the missile landed in an area of Pakistan. While the incident is deeply regrettable, it is also a matter of relief that there has been no loss of life due to the accident.”
Pakistan claimed that the missile flew 100 km inside their airspace. It allegedly flew at an altitude of 40,000 feet and at 3-times the speed of sound. It was claimed that there was no warhead on the missile and hence, it didn’t detonate. According to BBC, Pakistan has called for an investigation into the incident and warned India “to be mindful of the unpleasant consequences of such negligence and take effective measures to avoid the recurrence of such violations in future”.
However, as soon as the news grabbed headlines, Twitter broke into a meme-fest. Several people responded to the incident by making and sharing hilarious memes. Have a look:
Pakistan government :- India ne hum per missile fire ki.
Indian goverment :-
— छोटा पंडित (@pankaj245) March 11, 2022
— Puru (@puru958) March 11, 2022
— ✯ᴋᴅʀᴀᴍᴀʜᴏʟɪᴄ✯ (@_kdramaholic09_) March 11, 2022
What India sounds like when they talk about accidentally firing a missile: pic.twitter.com/oL1ZlsGJvN
— Sahil Shah 🇮🇳 (@SahilBulla) March 12, 2022
— Vivek Singh 🇺🇦 🤝 🇷🇺 (@VivekSi85847001) March 11, 2022
*India says missile that landed in Pakistan was due to 'technical malfunction'*
— AbD (@maymayholic__) March 11, 2022
— Hyderabad Hawaaa (@tweetsraww) March 11, 2022
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This is how India accidentally fired a missile on Pakistan pic.twitter.com/vUVAXsoC82
— Godman Chikna (@Madan_Chikna) March 11, 2022
India accidentally launched a missile at Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/Dxow96G6ir
— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) March 11, 2022
how india accidentally fired a missile into pakistan pic.twitter.com/vKzqtCVAKP
— vipin (@djfrankkie) March 11, 2022
— Akku (@call__me_sensei) March 11, 2022
— Sourav Choudhary (@sourav_chry) March 12, 2022
— 𝗦𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗲𝗽 𝗚𝗼𝘀𝘄𝗮𝗺𝗶 💯% FB (15k) (@sandeepgiri28) March 11, 2022
— Rohan Gawde (@i_m_rsg) March 11, 2022
Exclusive: Leaked Footage of India's Accidently Firing a Missile into Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/US8OCHIJuL
— Meit Dayani ♌ (@VibeWithMeit) March 11, 2022
That was a close one for India!