A photo has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it shows flooding in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi. The claim is false; the photo in fact shows a playground in the Indian city of Mumbai.
A screenshot taken on August 3, 2020, of the misleading post
The tweet's Urdu-language caption translates to English as: "Sindh government has arranged milked tea for the whole of Karachi."
Karachi is the capital of the southern Pakistani province of Sindh.
The claim is false.
A reverse image search on Google found an earlier version of the photo posted here by a user based in Mumbai, India. The caption of the tweet translates from romanised Hindi to English as: "She: How much tea can you drink? Me:"
A screenshot taken on August 3, 2020, of a Twitter post
A search on Google Maps found the location here in Tilak Nagar, a neighbourhood in Mumbai.
Below is a screenshot comparison of the photo in the misleading post (L) and the Indian Express image (R) with similar features circled in red by AFP:
A screenshot comparison of the photo in the misleading post (L) and the Indian Express image (R) with similar features circled in red by AFP
Updated On: 2020-08-07T16:05:34+05:30
Claim Review : The image shows a flooded playground in Karachi, Pakistan.
Claimed By : Former Pakistani cricketer Ramiz Raja, posts on Facebook and Twitter
Fact Check : False