A video of health workers being attacked with stones is being shared on Facebook with the claim that the incident happened in the Old city of Hyderabad when doctors tried to test people for COVID-19. But, ‘FACTLY’ has found that the incident took place in Indore (Madhya Pradesh). On 01 April 2020, some locals of Tatpatti Bakhal of Indore had pelted stones at health workers who went there to screen people in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.
Claim – Facebook post (archived)
1. ANI tweet – https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1245475658798596105
2. News article – https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/7-held-for-pelting-healthcare-workers-with-stones-in-indore/article31234898.ece
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Originally published at Factly