A video is widely circulating on social media in which multiple bikes can be seen slipping and falling on a flyover. Social media users are claiming that this video is from Shaikpet, Hyderabad.
However, Fact Crescendo found the claim to be false. The viral video is from Pakistan and not from India.
WHAT’S THE CLAIM?
Sharing this video, social media users are claiming that the visual of multiple bike accidents on a flyover is from Saikhpet, Hyderabad.
A Google reverse image search led us to the same video uploaded on Facebook by Weather Updates PK on 22 June 2022. The caption along with the video reads: “Horrible scene on roads of Karachi today: during rain slow down the speed of your bikes.”
Republic Bharat reported that this incident is from Karachi, Pakistan. According to the report, it is the flyover on Rashid Minhas Road near Millenium mall in Karachi. Four people died after a building collapsed due to heavy rain.
We located the Millenium Mall in Karachi using Google maps. We found out that the location of the incident. Honda showroom, Vivo Showroom visible in viral video is in proximity to Millenium Mall.
Below you can see the comparison between the screengrab from the viral video and image from the Google Map.
On 23 June 2022, Daily Pakistan reported that this incident took place in Karachi. Heavy rain mixed with oil on the road led to this road mishap.
Fact Crescendo found the claim along with the video to be false. The viral video is from Pakistan and not from Saikhpet, Hyderabad.
Title:Viral Video of Bikes Slipping On the Flyover Is From Pakistan, Not IndiaFact Check By: Siddharth Sahu