A video with posts claiming that the Muslims engaged in a fight during Eid in Birmingham, United Kingdom has gone viral on social media.
Claim: “Delightful street scene in Birmingham as #EidMubarak is celebrated with great joy.”
The video was tweeted by David Vance, captioning it as, “Delightful street scene in Birmingham as
#EidMubarak is celebrated with great joy.” and since it has been retweeted for over 5000 times, and liked for over 10,700 times and also been viewed for 155K times,
— David Vance (@DVATW) May 24, 2020
It was widely shared on Facebook,
Rishi Bagree retweeted the tweet by David Vance,
Upon doing a Google Reverse Image Search of the screenshots acquired from the video, we came across an article by Daily Mail, the headline read, “‘Barbaric’ street brawl in Birmingham came after a week of bad blood between neighbouring families following ‘wedding bust-up’…as new footage shows thugs wielded hammers and metal poles”. The article was uploaded on 17th August, 2019.
Reportedly, a fight broke down between two families over a ‘wedding argument’.
The video of the brawl was embedded in the article,
Here are some resemblances of the viral video, and the video in the news report.
As we scrolled down the article, we found the visuals same as that of the viral video, here are some of the visuals of the brawl that broke out,
The same video was uploaded on YouTube uploaded on Aug 17, 2019.