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False! Governor Hope Uzodinma did not bomb Awo Omamma Community, Imo

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CLAIM: Facebook and Instagram users share a video showing burning vehicles with a claim that the incumbent governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, bombed the Awo Omamma Community.

FINDING: A keyframe analysis of the footage using the INVID video verification plug-in showed that it was captured in 2021 as seen here, and here. News reports documented that the fire incident was a result of reprisal attacks between military men and gunmen in the Ishieke junction area of the Awo Ommama community in Oru East LGA, Imo state.

False! Governor Hope Uzodinma did not bomb Awo Omamma Community, Imo

VERDICT: INCORRECT

SOURCE: INVID; BBC Pidgin, and Punch

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