[SPAM] French Police Used Water Cannon To Clear The Streets Of Yüksekova
8 years old video from Turkey is being shared as from France on social media
Below post has been circulating on social media.
French police used water canon to clear the streets of Yüksekova!
Streets are for cars, not for praying
Verification: Old Video is from Turkey and is shared with misleading claims
Old video from Turkey is being shared on social media. It says “French police used water cannon to clear the streets of Yüksekova! Streets are for cars, not for praying.” In fact, the city named as Yuksekova is in Turkey and not in France. The video share can be seen here, here, here. It is also been shared on WhatsApp.
The articles with the news related to the viral video can be seen at Yuksekovahaber.com, haberturk.com and it’s from the year 2012 with the heading “Gas bomb ‘civil Friday prayers’.
The same video that is on circulation with false captions on social media can be seen in the link shared below. The video was published by Yüksekova Haber Portalı and the date published on it is 9 Nov 2012.
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Post Date: 06 Nov 2020
Post ID: #77937