As tensions escalate, #SayNoToWar trends on Twitter

NEW DELHI: As tensions escalated between India and Pakistan on Wednesday, scores of citizens from both the sides of the border took to Twitter and advocated peace, using the hashtag #SayNoToWar.

The hashtag #SayNoToWar soon became one of the top trends in India and Pakistan.

Here are some tweets calling for peace and agreeing that a war is not the best solution.

https://twitter.com/SyedAsadAliKaz5/status/1100691103773323264

https://twitter.com/GauravGupta__/status/1100718942362918912

Multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistan on the LoC came on a day the Indian Air Force carried out strikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp in Balakot.

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China called on Pakistan and India on Wednesday to “exercise restraint” and seek dialogue after Islamabad claimed it shot down two Indian warplanes in its airspace over disputed Kashmir.