Verification within Meta’s Third-Party Fact-Checking Program
Social media spread video footage of the alleged shelling of Kharkiv on April 18, 2022. In the footage, flashes of explosions are seen, and the sounds of artillery fire are heard.
However, the video has no relation to the events in Kharkiv and was published earlier in June 2016.
No other reliable video source could be found, so it is impossible to pinpoint the exact location where the footage was filmed. However, it surely does not show the events of April 18, 2022, since it appeared online much earlier.
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