Fact Check: This picture is not of an Indian soldier injured in the recent India-China face-off

A picture of a man, brutally injured, is doing the rounds on social media with a claim that he is a jawan who was injured in the recent India-China face-off that took place on the night of June 15-16, 2020 in Ladakh.

FACT CHECK

NewsMobile fact-checked the image and found that it is old.

On putting the picture through Reverse Image Search, we found the same image in a blog post dated May 22, 2016.

Another blog post, dated 2016,  featured the same image, along with several others, depicting the tough training, military commandos have to go through.

NewsMobile couldn’t independently verify the origin of the picture, however, from the above information, it is clear that the picture is at least four years old and it has no connection to the recent India-China clash.

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