Fact Checked: Video of crocodile being rescued from drain is not from Mumbai

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Fact Checked: Video of crocodile being rescued from drain is not from Mumbai

Following heavy rains in Mumbai, a video has surfaced on the internet in which a Crocodile can be seen being rescued from a drain. It has been claimed that the crocodile was found in a drain in Mumbai’s Dadar.

The caption of the video read: “Crocodile found in main road gutter in Dadar”

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FACT CHECK

When newsMobile fact-checked the above post, we found that the video is NOT from Mumbai.

On putting the keyframes of the video through Reverse Image Search, we came across the same video on the verified YouTube channel of a Marathi news channel, ZEE24TAAS dated July 28th, 2019.

According to the news report, the video is actually from Ratnagiri’s Chiplun area.

Hence the above information proves that the viral video of the crocodile is not from Mumbai’s Dadar.

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