Fireworks in J&K
Fireworks in J&K

DeTect: Video of fireworks in J&K shared with false angle

A 49-second long video clip of fireworks was shared on social media claiming that fireworks were set off in Srinagar in celebration of India’s defeat.

CHENNAI: On September 4, against the backdrop of Pakistan’s win against India in the Super 4 game of the Asia Cup, a 49-second long video clip of fireworks was shared on social media claiming that fireworks were set off in Srinagar in celebration of India’s defeat.

Alt News ran a reverse image search and found that the clip was indeed from Srinagar but it was shot way before the September 4 Asia Cup match between India and Pakistan. Tweets by the Srinagar Police claimed the video to be half-a-decade old and that it was shot at Nawakadal Chowk.

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