Old image again shared as a flood rescue operation from Afghanistan recently. 

Devastating floods have hit several parts of South Asian countries of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Heavy casualties and devastation have been reported in the last few days in both countries.  However, a lot of misinformation is also being shared on social media in context to the recent floods in Afghanistan. Old images and videos are being […]

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Photo from Pakistan shared as a photo of a flood victim died in recent floods in Afghanistan

Flash floods in Afghanistan have ravaged many parts of the country claiming many lives.  The DariVOA reported on August 15, 2022 that more than 30 people died as the result of floods in SiahGerd and Shinwari districts of Parwan province. However, after the flood many social media users started sharing images of the flood. Some […]

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India Today, the Guardian shares 2019 image as recent blast in Kabul

The image does not show the recent blast in the mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. A massive explosion struck a mosque in northern Kabul in Afghanistan on Wednesday, 17 August, during evening prayers, killing at least 21 people and injuring several others. The Taliban intelligence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Reuters that the explosion occurred […]

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This video does not show Afghan migrants being tortured on Iran Turkey border.

A video is being widely shared on social media showing a group of people being kidnapped and tortured. The social media post claims that the people shown in the videos are Afghan and are being tortured by Kurdish smugglers on Iran-Turkey border.   You can see the Twitter post below; Archived link  The Twitter post shown […]

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An old video of Afghan army helicopters’ flood rescue operation shared with Misleading claim!

A heart wrenching video of a flood rescue operation has been widely shared on social media claiming that the video is from a recent flood rescue operation to help the flood affected people in Baluchistan Pakistan.  You can see the Twitter post below: Twitter post | Archived link  Sharing the above video, the tweet claims […]

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Gen. Sami Sadat Denies Meeting Pak Officials in Islamabad with Amrullah Saleh…

A number of Pakistani journalists and social media users have claimed Amrullah Saleh and Sami Sadat visited Islamabad recently. They also speculated that Pakistani government could possibly play the role of a mediator between the Resistance and Taliban. However, General Sadat has denied these claims. In response to the news, Sami Sadat described Pakistan as […]

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Old and unrelated images shared as recent blasts in Kabul.

A deadly blast at Abdul Rahim Shahid School in Kabul on 19 March 2022 left six killed and more than 20 wounded. However, a lot of misinformation is also being shared on social media in the context of the unfortunate blast in school in Kabul.  A Twitter user shared some images and claimed it to […]

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Another Child’s Photo goes viral as photo of Haidar who died recently in an accident in Zabul… 

The nation continues to mourn the tragic death of 6-year-old Haidar, who fell into a well in Zabul. Amidst all the condolences for the child and sympathies for the family on social media, social media users are purportedly sharing an image of Haidar. However, Fact Crescendo found out that the image is not of Haidar […]

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FACT CHECK: Afghan National Volleyball Player Mahjabeen Hakimi Was Not Beheaded by Taliban; Here’s the Truth…

Mainstream media and social media users across the world claimed that an Afghan National Volleyball Player Mahjabeen Hakimi was beheaded by the Taliban. However, Fact Crescendo found that these reports were false and Mahjabeen’s was not beheaded by Taliban. In fact, she was found dead under mysterious circumstances even before the fall of Ashraf Ghani […]

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Staged protest in Colombia shared as Taliban suffocating Afghan Christians in nylon bags

A horrifying video of people wrapped up in plastic bags has emerged on social media claiming to show the atrocities carried out by the Taliban on Christians in Afghanistan.  It is has been shared with a claim that Taliban wrapped Christians who refused to give up their faith in nylon bags to suffocate them. Fact […]

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