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Guatemala Mob Violence Shared As Hindu Girl Burnt Alive In India

Guatemala Mob Violence Shared As Hindu Girl Burnt Alive In India

The video is from a 2015 incident in Guatemala when a teenage girl accused of murder alive by an angry mob.

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Claim

"Hindu girl burnt alive in Madhya Pradesh because she attended a Prayer meeting in a Christian Church. Please *send this around So that the whole world may see India; The real Hell on the planet Earth. Just see the ugliest Face Of "Incredible India”. Please Please Please Please Share this video as much as you Can Don't Stop Sending Let The World Know What's Happening In The World*"

Fact

BOOM found that the viral video is from an incident in Rio Bravo, Guatemala where a 16-year-old girl was burnt alive by a mob, for allegedly killing a taxi driver. The incident was widely reported reported in May 2015 by international news outlets after the same video went viral. BOOM had previously fact-checked the viral video with the same false claim in June 2019.

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Claim

"Hindu girl burnt alive in Madhya Pradesh because she attended a Prayer meeting in a Christian Church. Please *send this around So that the whole world may see India; The real Hell on the planet Earth. Just see the ugliest Face Of "Incredible India”. Please Please Please Please Share this video as much as you Can Don't Stop Sending Let The World Know What's Happening In The World*"

Fact

BOOM found that the viral video is from an incident in Rio Bravo, Guatemala where a 16-year-old girl was burnt alive by a mob, for allegedly killing a taxi driver. The incident was widely reported reported in May 2015 by international news outlets after the same video went viral. BOOM had previously fact-checked the viral video with the same false claim in June 2019.

  To read more click here

Claim Review : Hindu Girl Burnt Alive In Madhya Pradesh Because She Attended A Prayer Meeting In A Christian Church

Fact Check : FALSE

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Anmol Alphonso is a fact-checker with BOOM. He has previously interned at IndiaSpend as a fact-checker and was a reporting intern at Times of India, Indian Express, and Mid-Day. He is a post-graduate diploma holder in journalism from St Paul’s Institute of Communication Education, Mumbai.

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