Twitter Slams Man for ‘Terrorist’ Remark on Asif Ali’s Kid’s Death

Pakistani batsman Asif Ali lost his 2-year-old daughter, Noor Fatima, to Stage Four cancer on Monday, 20 May, following which condolences poured in on his social media platforms from across the world.

But amid all the supportive responses, there was one tweet that left everyone shocked and fuming.

The user, who goes by the name ‘Akshay_vaishnav’ on Twitter, tweeted in response to Ali’s daughter’s death, “Congratulations. The world has one less terrorist.”

A screenshot of the distasteful tweet.

The tweet received a lot of backlash as Twitter users called him out for his distasteful response to the news of a child’s death.

Following the backlash, the man has deleted his Twitter account.

Asif Ali is set to return to Pakistan to attend his child’s funeral and will join the team ahead of the World Cup starting from 30 May.

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