A video of an under-construction bridge collapse is being shared on social media, claiming that a metro pillar collapsed in Najafgarh, Delhi.
The post read: BREAKING – BREAKING-Najafgarh( Delhi) metro pillar collapsed just now. Kindly prayer for them..
Here’s the link to the above post.
NewsMobile fact-checked the video and found that it is old.
Putting the keyframes from the video through a Reverse Image Search, we spotted a report by Associated Press in 2018, featuring an image from the same accident.
According to the report, the incident took place in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on May 15, 2018, where an under-construction flyover collapsed.
Hence, from the above information, it is clear that the viral claim is false.
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