Myanmar Military Coup

This is video game footage -- it does not show rebels shooting down Myanmar military aircraft

Published on 11/05/2021 at 10:10

A video has been viewed more than a hundred thousand times on Facebook alongside a claim it shows a prominent rebel group in eastern Myanmar shooting down military aircraft in March 2021. The claim is false: the clip, which has circulated online since April 2020, shows footage from a video game.