Israel-Hamas conflict has been hitting headlines these days, amid this, social media platforms are being flooded with photos and videos related to the ongoing dispute showing the bloodshed and loss to both of the countries. A post has been shared on social media claiming that Hamas Terrorists ripped a pregnant woman’s stomach took out her unborn child and later, killed them both.

The claim

There is a user named @AdityaRajKaul on X (Twitter). According to his bio, he is the executive editor of TV9 Network. Kaul shared a post claiming: “A pregnant woman in Southern Israel was found by Hamas terrorists. They dissected her body. Her stomach was cut open and they took the fetus out with the umbilical cord. And let the unborn child die slowly out of his mother’s womb”.

Source: Twitter

Fact-Check

During investigation we searched some keywords on google related to the claims of the editor’s post and  found a report by ‘Arab News’ of Sept. 14, 2022.

What did the report say?

According to the report, People remember Lebanon massacre even after 40 years. A woman of 75 year old said: “a pregnant woman’s stomach was ripped & her baby was cut into two”.

Twitter User quotes Aditya Raj Kaul’s Post highlighting the Report of ‘Arab News’

While a user named @shiftyeyedraven quoted Aditya Raj Kaul’s post on X(Twitter) & described it as Sabra & Shatila massacre of Lebanon . According to ‘Arab News’, In Sept. 1982, Israeli fighters massacred 800 to 2000 Palestinians in Sabra & Shatila camps on outskirts of Beiru.

Conclusion

Our fact check proves that the post shared by TV9 Network editor Aditya Raj Paul is 40 years old. It recalls the incident of Lebanon Massacre in 1982 which took the lives of 3,500 civilians.

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