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Fact Check: Old photos of hurricanes in the Caribbean shared as Tropical Storm Ian's devastation in Cuba
India Today AFWA found that old photos of Hurricane Irma and Tropical Storm Laura in 2017 and 2020 are being shared as devastation caused by Tropical Storm Ian.
As visuals of Tropical Storm Ian took over social media, one video that showed a gigantic creature flopping through the streets at night was widely shared.
In the full video, the BJP supporter talked about AAP not having candidates who could compete with the BJP.
AFWA found that the viral video was clipped. Multiple images and videos from the event confirmed that Gandhi had indeed performed aarti.
While the graph that's going viral is old, has Gandhi’s popularity really surpassed PM Modi’s amid the cross-country march? Social media numbers spill the beans.
AFWA found that this song was released in May 2020, two years before the Congress’s Bharat Jodo Yatra. Moreover, there are no recent news reports that suggest the actor dedicated the song to the Congress campaign.
A video of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s speech, where he talks about a museum in the Parliament, is being widely shared online.
A video purportedly showing protestors tearing the EU flag in its Rome headquarters has been widely shared on social media. AFWA's investigation found that while the video shows Rome's EU headquarters, it is nine years old.
As the Congress party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra campaign reached its twentieth day, a video of Rahul Gandhi at a Hindu religious ceremony was shared widely.
The AFWA probe found the full video of this song shared by Salman Khan’s verified YouTube channel on May 25, 2020, more than two years before the Bharat Jodo Yatra, which began on September 7.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his adviser Oleksiy Arestovych did not attend the NYC pride parade and the viral photo is doctored.
For the past couple of nights, rumours of a coup in Beijing against Chinese President Xi Jinping have been circulating on social media. Speculations about Xi Jinping being under house arrest are also rife. Amid this, a video of a massive explosion supposedly recorded from a window of a building has gone viral. People on Twitter and Facebook claimed that this video was shot recently "during the China coup against Xi Jinping." AFWA's investigation has found that although the video is from China, it is some seven years old and shows a chemical explosion in the port city of Tianjin.