An image is getting viral on the internet. The image is of a man holding the gun at someone or something. Sharing the image social media users are claiming that he an Israeli terrorist and he had fired bullets towards a school in the occupied West Bank. Moreover, sharing the image @cjwerleman wrote the caption, “An Israeli terrorist fired live bullets towards a school in the occupied West Bank, where hundreds of Palestinian students were inside.” Further, he also gave the reference of the report of qudsnen.co. Moreover, this post was retweeted on social media more than a thousand times.
— CJ Werleman (@cjwerleman) March 13, 2022
Similarly, many other social media users shared this post.
On doing a reverse search image, we found the same image on the website mintpressnews.com
The caption of the image was, “an Israeli Jewish settler shoots in the air as a Palestinian protest against the Prawer Plan to resettle Israel’s Palestinian Bedouin minority from their village in the Negev Desert, near the Israeli settlement of Bet El, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah.”
Further, we found the viral image on APimage.com.
Hence, we can see that many reports and social media users used this image at different times.
Therefore, from our fact check it is clear that the viral image is deceptive. Users are sharing it to mislead people.
|Claim Review: A deceptive picture of a man holding a gun was shared as an Israeli Terrorist.|
Fact check– misleading