The video does not show a gas explosion in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh. The incident is from Guwahati, Assam.
A video showing spectators standing on the bridge as a cloud of black smoke gathers, followed by a huge explosion is widely shared on social media. Users claim that this video shows a gas explosion in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh.
The title of the video says, “Gas Blastcase Baby.”
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We started our search by doing a video search on Google, the results of which led us to a similar video posted by a Twitter user on 21 August 2022 stating that the video shows a cylinder blast incident in Bhangagharh, Guwahati, Assam on 20 August 2022.
With this in mind, we conducted another keyword search to find related reports. The findings led us to a report by Guwahati Plus on August 20, 2022. They said that footage shows a huge fire that broke out in Bhangagarh area of Guwahati on August 20, at 10:30 am inside a biryani shop. The shop is located on the ground floor of a building below the Bhangagarh landing.
According to India Today NE, a huge fire broke out in a restaurant below Bhangarh Domestic flight Guwahati . The fire brigade immediately reached the spot. There is no injury or damage.
NorthEast Live reported that a major fire broke out at Guwahati’s busy Bhangagarh Tiniali. According to sources, the fire broke out after an LPG cylinder explosion in a sweet shop. Shops and buildings in the vicinity of the accident were also heavily damaged. Eight fire tenders were pressed into service to contain the fire. This was reported on 20 August 2022.
Next, we looked for news about the recent blasts in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh. However, we have not received any relevant information.
Crescendo Facts found the claims made and the video to be viral A False Part. A viral video shows a gas explosion in Guwahati, Assam in August this year. The video is not from Barabanki.
Address:A video from Assam has been shared about the recent blast in Barabanki, UP
Fact Check By: Drabanti Ghosh
Result: A False Part