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FACTCHECK: TTE suffers burn injuries after coming in contact with live wire

ANALYSIS: Misleading

FACT:A video is being circulated on social media in which two TTEs can be seen talking to each other at the station platform as a live wire taken down by a bird suddenly touches one of the TTE’s head. Following this, the TTE falls unconscious off the platform onto the tracks .The TTE suffered burn injuries and is undergoing treatment. He is said to be out of danger.

INTENT: Users spreading fake news about death with sensitive video, trying to create panic among train passengers or public with clickbait tweet.

Misleading

FACT:

https://www.firstpost.com/india/watch-tte-suffers-burn-injuries-after-coming-in-contact-with-live-wire-at-kharagpur-railway-station-11770721.html

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