A video purporting to show an extensive shelling incident during the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine has gone viral.
Twitter user Ashok Meena (“@ak_meenaaaa“) tweeted that there will be a destruction of Hamas. He addeed, something should not be started by anyone if they can’t finish it indicating Israel to finish Hamas. The tweet has received an about 74.3k views, contributing to the spread of this information. The archive can be read from above.
What is the Actual Truth Behind this Incident of Extensive shelling? : Fact
Investigating further, we discovered the same video of an extensive shelling, is on YouTube, which was posted in 2020 and, according to the YouTube channel, the video is from North Syria. The video of the huge shelling is not from the current war between Israel and Hamas.
Check out the video here:
D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:
1237— D-Intent Data (@dintentdata) October 21, 2023
FACT: A video that demonstrates a huge shelling has been shared claiming to be from the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine. Upon research we found the same video on YouTube, which was uploaded in 2020, (1/2) pic.twitter.com/REKQzCu5uo
Influencers on social media are spreading outdated footage of a huge shelling from Syria that purports to be from the Israel-Palestine conflict in order to set their propaganda.
Claim : Someone has circulated a video purporting to show an huge shelling during the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine.
Fact : Subsequent research led us to the same YouTube video, which was uploaded in 2020 and is allegedly from North Syria, according to the YouTube channel.