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The video has also been shared on Twitter and other social media platforms.

When we reverse searched the video we found the original video on YouTube that was published on March 5, 2008. The original video was 58 seconds long (watch the video below) and had a time and date stamp on the top which reads “9/2/2007 (September 2, 2007) 3:54:52 PM”.


We also found stills from the same video on Reddit. A user named ‘WhiteSix’ claimed the video was from Baghdad where a “vehicle-borne improvised explosive device” (VBIED) was detonated outside Camp Taji. Another user, Maninorbit, confirmed the same in the video and claimed to be present at Camp Taji at the time of the attack.

When we searched about the blast at Camp Taji in 2007 on the Internet, we found media reports that mentioned terror attacks took place at that time in Iraq.

Among these, Camp Taji attack was the one which killed three people and injured seven. The archived version of one such report can be seen here.

India Today confirmed that the viral video is not from Pulwama but from Baghdad when a VBIED blast took place outside Camp Taji in 2007.

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