For this week’s wrap, where Newschecker rounds up key fact checks, we found a video of a siren being shared with misleading news related to the ongoing India-China territorial dispute, how PM Narendra Modi’s 2017 Ro-Ro ferry initiative was shared as a recent one, and how a 3-D visual effects video of a drone delivering a package in Lagos, Nigeria fooled many online users.
2016 Video Of A Siren Shared With Misleading Claims Related To Ongoing India-China Dispute In Ladakh
The Chinese army did not use a loudspeaker at the Indian military camp in Ladakh recently. The video in the claim is from 2016 and shows a product called Defender Siren.
PM Modi’s 2017 Ro-Ro Ferry Initiative Shared With Braemar Cruise Video From Greece
PM Modi’s 2017 Ro-Ro ferry initiative was shared as a recent one. And the accompanying video is in fact of the Braemar cruise in Corinth Canal, Greece.
Video Of Man Urging Muslim Community To Increase Representation Is Not Himalaya’s Founder
Himalaya Drug Company’s founder M Manal passed away in 1986. Man in the viral video is Naqi Ahmed Nadwi, administrator at Maaden, Riyadh.
3-D Visual Effects Video Showing Drone Delivery Service In Nigeria Fooled Many
The claim on a drone delivery service in Lagos, Nigeria, which is accompanied by a video is misleading. The video in context was created using 3-D visual effects and is not real.
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