The cowardly attack of Pulwama has certainly left the entire nation in the rage. And, the rage is so high that citizens, in some parts of India, are demanding to cut ties with Pakistan on social media platforms. The majority of the countries have condemned this act of terror in Pulwama that took place on February 14, 2019 wherein the convoy of CRPF security vehicle was attacked. As the sentiments of the Indians are high, several fake videos connected with Pulwama are doing rounds on the internet. Fake Alert! This Old Video of Bomb Blast at Highway in Baghdad Going Viral as Pulwama Terror Attack on CRPF Jawans.
One such video circulating on the internet is actually a 3-year old video wherein Syrian rebels can be seen taking selfie and unfortunately mobile phone exploded. This video is claimed to be of the terrorists that carried out the Pulwama attack, as per the video posted on msn.com & DailyMotion. The caption of the video reads- "Group of Terrorists Killed by bomb blast while taking selfie; Video Viral . The video is circulating on social media after the Pulwama attack in which it appears that while taking selfies, the entire team of terrorists flew into a bomb blast. Watch Video."
Here's the original video of Syrian rebels:
Recently, an advisory was issued by CRPF asking the Indians to not fall such fake videos. The advisory reads - "It has been noticed that on social media some miscreants are trying to circulate fake pictures of body parts of our martyrs to invoke hatred while we stand united. Please don't circulate/share/like such photos or posts". The citizens can report such fake content at email@example.com.
CRPF Advisory: It has been noticed that on social media some miscreants are trying to circulate fake pictures of body parts of our martyrs to invoke hatred while we stand united. Please don't circulate/share/like such photos or posts. Report such content at firstname.lastname@example.org pic.twitter.com/icwxosQqLV
— ANI (@ANI) February 17, 2019
This video is one of many such fake videos that are being circulated on the internet. It is advised that we should refrain from sharing such misleading and unauthenticated videos at this tough time.
Group of Pulwama terrorists killed by bomb blast while taking selfie.
Video circulating on the internet is fake and not from Pulwama. Video is actually a 3-year old video wherein Syrian rebels can be seen taking selfie and unfortunately blast happened.