A photo of a child hugging his injured mother while lying on the ground was republished with the claim of Gazans faking injury, the photo was published along the hashtag “Pollywood”, a campaign that aims to cast doubt on the number of Palestinians killed and wounded by the Israeli occupation in the Gaza Strip, and accuse Palestinians of acting to gain international sympathy.

The claim: Two “Pallywood” actors get paid to fake injury in Gaza

The correction: the photo is old and dates back to 2006, a Lebanese child is seen hugging his injured mother after a rocket it their truck in the Lebanese city of Tire.

A photo of a child hugging his injured mother while lying on the ground was republished with the claim of Gazans faking injury, the photo was published along the hashtag “Pollywood”, a campaign that aims to cast doubt on the number of Palestinians killed and wounded by the Israeli occupation in the Gaza Strip, and accuse Palestinians of acting to gain international sympathy.

Kashif, through reserve search tools and features and search in public sources, verified the photo and found that it is old and misleading, and credited to “Getty Images” via Ghaith Abdel-Ahad.

The photo by Getty Images was captioned: TYRE, LEBANON – JULY 23: (US MAGAZINES OUT UNTIL 30th OF JULY 2006) An injured Lebanese boy holds his mothers hand after a rocket from an Israeli aircraft hit their van as they fled their village July 23, 2006 in Tyre, Lebanon. According to reports, at least 130 people have died in Tyre since the begining of the airstrikes. (Photo by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad/Getty Images).

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