Hyderabad: A video of an armed man threatening Prime Minister Narendra Modi with violence against India is viral on social media. Users claim the Pakistani Taliban has threatened India. The man in the video says that Pakistan's flag will be hoisted in Delhi.




Fact Check

The claim is False.

NewsMeter firstly performed a Keyword Search which directed us to a news report by Aaj Tak in September 2019.

We then found a Facebook page 'Said Kaber' which had posted the viral video on February 25, 2019.

We then compared the image of the man in the viral video and an image from Said Kaber. We found both of them were similar.


It is therefore evident that the viral claim is False. The video dates back to 2019.

Claim Review :   Pakistan Taliban threaten India after Afghanistan takeover
Claimed By :  Social Media Users
Fact Check :  False

Tejal Sinha

Tejal Sinha is currently a Fact Checker at NewsMeter. She is pursuing Masters in Journalism and Communication from St Francis College for Women. She is open to learning new things while exploring the road to unbiased journalism. She has also been awarded best report by women journalists, 2021. You can follow Tejal on Twitter @SinhaTejal

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