Many pictures on social media have proven to be old or misleading photos not related to recent incidents. A lot of the news items and forwards do not come from verified sources. Use the following websites and applications to verify news.
1. Watchdog App
In search operations, approximately thousand mosques were raided. In the process only three mosques were found to have had swords. They are:
The only mosque where people had hidden swords due to fear of retaliation.
Known for criminal activity in the area, local gangsters had hidden
Religious extremism has been denounced since the early days of Islam, with Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) warning against it. In several hadiths (sayings of the Prophet), he has identified those who will use religion for their extreme actions.
“There will be dissension and division
Since the 1950's, when a newspaper ad claimed that women who drank 'Watha Kaha' under a solar eclipse would turn fair, Sri Lankans have yet failed to distinguish between what is scientifically possible and what is fake news.
Is it possible for food to be contaminated