Are They Pakistani Paratroopers?

A video of paratroopers is becoming viral on social media and some social media users are claiming it as Pakistani Paratroopers.

A retired US Army colonel shared a sarcastic video of paratroopers on his twitter timeline with caption “Pakistani paratroopers?”

After this many social media users are sharing this video and claiming it as Pakistani Paratroopers.

Some users are also comparing them with Indian Army Paratroopers.

TV9 Bharatvarsh has also shared this video.

Reality:

These are the African paratroopers and this video is of U.S. Africa Command’s premier special operations forces exercise ‘Flintlock 2019’.

This video can be found on Military.com where it was uploaded on 15 Mar 2019. Military.com uploaded this video with caption ‘Quite Possibly the World’s Worst Paratroopers’ and ‘Video of paratroopers making exit mistakes during Exercise Flintlock 19 in Africa’

Video of paratroopers making exit mistakes during Exercise Flintlock 19 in Africa: Source

Exercise Flintlock:

Flintlock is the U.S. Africa Command’s premier and largest annual Special Operations Forces exercise since 2005. It is designed to strengthen the ability of key partner nations in the region to counter violent extremist organizations, protect their borders, and provide security for their people.

This video was also shared on Youtube on Mar 9, 2019 with caption ‘African Jump Errors Exercise Flintlock 19, 2019.’

Conclusion:

Paratroopers in the video are African, not Pakistani.

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