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News Of Ipoh Landslide Is Fake, Picture Taken In Taiwan In 2010

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Source: nbc news

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Yesterday (23 April 2022), a Facebook page named “Malaysian media” (大马媒体) posted a picture of a landslide on the freeways, with the caption “Ini lah At the Ipoh expressway”.

At the time of writing, the post has gathered 3.2k shares, with only several comments pointing out that the picture is not taken in Ipoh, but rather in Taiwan, and there are no such freeways in Ipoh.

The picture of the landslide actually happened more than 10 years ago in northern Taiwan and is taken by the Taiwan National Freeway Bureau. It is an irresponsible act for the page owner to post such a false statement.

A few hours later, the Facebook page Ipoh 怡保 posted a screenshot of the picture and clarified that it is fake news.

《怡保高速公路发生土崩是假消息!》两千余人转发了这假文章😱

Posted by Ipoh 怡保 on Saturday, April 23, 2022

For now, the original post has not been removed yet.

When browsing through the news on social media, please remember to always take note of the source for reliability, and do not merely share information that has not been confirmed yet.

 

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