ASIA-PACIFIC

Photo of logs piled outside house in Malaysia is from 2013 — not December 2021

Updated on 25/01/2022 at 11:47

A photo of logs scattered in a residential area has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook alongside a claim it shows the situation in Pahang, one of seven Malaysian states hit by flooding in late December 2021. But the photo has been shared in a false context: it has circulated since at least 2013 in reports about an accident in Malaysia's Kelantan state.