Fake News, Nigeria isn’t Tigray

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Photo taken in Nigeria, after members of Boko Haram killed at least 40 rice farmers.
Photo taken in Nigeria, after members of Boko Haram killed at least 40 rice farmers.

Facebook image doesn’t show massacre victims in Ethiopia’s Tigray

In Summary

  • The photo shows bodies lined up in rows on the ground, and a huge crowd of onlookers in the background
  • The image and story were carried by various international news outlets, including France 24

A picture shared on Facebook claiming to show the bodies of victims massacred in Aksum, Tigray region of Ethiopia is FALSE.

The photo shows bodies lined up in rows on the ground, and a huge crowd of onlookers in the background, accompanied by a headline that reads, “Reports Emerging Of ‘Horrible’ Massacre In Ethiopian Holy City”.

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