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This Video Does Not Show An Israeli Base Hit By Hezbollah

Ahmed Sabry Ahmed Sabry
14th February 2024
This Video Does Not Show An Israeli Base Hit By Hezbollah
The video shows a 2015 explosion at a chemical plant in China (X)

The Claim

A video shows An Israeli Base Hit By Hezbollah.


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A video shared on X alleges to capture the moment when Hezbollah hit an Israeli base by guided missiles.

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Misbar’s Analysis

Misbar investigated the circulating video and found the claim to be misleading. 

Misbar's team found that the video dates back to 2015 and shows an explosion at a chemical plant in China.

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A longer version of the same video was posted on YouTube by a user known as Ahmed Treiban in November 2015, titled "Chinese chemical plant explosion."

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The circulation of the claim comes with the news that Israel has initiated a series of widespread attacks on Lebanon in response to a rocket attack that resulted in the death of a woman and injuries to several others in northern Israel.

According to reports from Lebanese media, various villages have been targeted, leading to buildings catching fire. 

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