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DeTect: Old images of burning train falsely shared as recent
When false news is spread, it can cause a negative impact among millions. Be a responsible citizen, combat this growing problem by separating fact from fiction here.
Two images of a burning train coach have gone viral. It is claimed that the fire broke out after a train from Chapra collided with the Anand Vihar Terminal Express. Alt News had already fact-checked both of the images back in December 2019 when they were being shared in connection with the CAA. A newspaper carried one of the photos in May 2018 covering a fire that broke out in a coach of the New Delhi-Andhra Pradesh Express train.
First published on www.altnews.in
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