Fact Checked: Here is the truth behind this viral picture

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A picture of a teenage boy being shot has surfaced on the internet which claims to be from Palestine.
The caption of the picture read: “A boy is shot dead in daylight by Israel army 😣 no international media will show this, so be responsible & share this picture, so people get to know about the crisis of Muslims in Palestine 😢😢”

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The picture went viral as the above posts were shared extensively by Facebook users, as both posts were shared by 71,000 and 20,000 people respectively.

FACT CHECK

When NewsMobile came across this picture, we fact-checked it and found that the claims attached with the picture are false.
On putting the picture through Reverse Image Search, we found that it was a still from a movie Kingdom of Ants directed by Chawki Mejri and was first released in Tunisia in March 2012.


At 3:38 minute of the trailer of Kingdom of Ants, the boy in the viral post appears. Which makes it clear that the claims attached with the picture are FALSE.

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