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Fact-Check: Mosque Collapse in Old Delhi Not Linked to Communal Violence

A video that shows a mosque collapsing in Delhi is making rounds on social media platforms. Propaganda accounts from Pakistan picked up the video and disseminated it with false and self-invented communal claims, alleging it to be an act of violence. However, the mosque collapse in Old Delhi was due to a structural crack in the wall.

Fact-Check: Mosque Collapse in Old Delhi Not Linked to Communal Violence

Video of Mosque Collapse from Delhi Circulated With Communal Claims

Pakistan-based influencers and propaganda accounts shared the video of mosque collapse in Delhi and said. “Another mosque destroyed by Hindutva in Delhi. This time in chudiwala Delhi the famous marble mosque was destroyed by RSS goons. India under the Modi regime is becoming hell for minorities.From Kashmir to Manipur no one is safe from Hindutva evil”. The post is available here ( archived)

What is the truth? Research, Analysis and Fact-

During research we found a report about the incident published on “The Indian Express” . As per the report., a mosque in the Churiwalan area of Old Delhi partially collapsed on Monday(17 June). hours after a crack was noticed in the wall.

According to officials of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). The area had been vacated and barricaded after cracks developed.In videos of the collapse that emerged online, bystanders along with policemen were seen standing and pointing toward the building. In minutes, the building came crashing, emitting a plume of dust even as the people ran for cover.

Around 1 pm, police received information that a wall of the mosque had developed a major crack. Police personnel were deployed to cordon the area. At 1.55 pm, the building partly collapsed but no one was injured due to the timely evacuation action taken by police, said the DCP. The Indian Express report is available here.

The mosque collapsed due to cracks in the wall and has nothing to do with religious violence and RSS.

Intent

Pakistan-based influencer and propaganda accounts are circulating videos of mosque collapse in Delhi with communal claims to set their narrative against India to create communal disharmony.

Conclusion

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