Viral pictures are not related to Jharkhand Tiger attack

A set of photos is viral on social media. Users claim that pictures are related to a Tiger attack in Palajori, Jharkhand.

By Sabya Singh  Published on  6 July 2022 6:23 AM GMT
Viral pictures are not related to Jharkhand Tiger attack

Hyderabad: A set of photos is viral on social media. Users claim that pictures are related to a Tiger attack in Palajori, Jharkhand.


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https://www.facebook.com/100065060767960/posts/pfbid034sj61hJVdkWYhLocKZCJwAov83giLayzbiSeqazhCB4sVCQTfYhod773HjBhWsXQl/

Fact Check:

The claim is false.

NewsMeter performed a reverse image search, we came across a Telugu article with similar images. According to the report, the incident happened on 19 June 2022 and a sloth bear killed a 72-year-old in Kidisingi village in Andhra Pradesh. The very next day the bear attacked six people from the village.

https://m.andhrajyothy.com/telugunews/six-members-seriously-injured-in-bear-attack-mrgs-andhrapradesh-1822062011462973#group=nogroup&photo=0

Using keyword search, we also found similar visuals carried by news outlets on 20 June 2022. According to the reports, at least six people were injured in a bear attack in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. The sloth bear was captured later. We couldn't find any recent news article on Tiger had attacked the area of Palajori in Jharkhand.



https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/eight-andhra-farmers-injured-bear-attack-efforts-capture-animal-165123

https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra-pradesh/2022/jun/21/six-severely-injured-in-bear-attack-in-srikakulam-2468036.html



Hence, the claim is false.

Claim Review:pictures were from a Tiger attack in Palajori, Jharkhand
Claimed By:Social Media Users
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:False
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