A video that has been watched hundreds of times on youtube claims that the video highlights how Russia is secretly burying dead bodies. However, the video is from Ballari, a district in the south Indian state of Karnataka which shows the undignified burial of dead bodies.
By Sahil Bali
A YouTube video is being shared with a claim 'secret burial of dead bodies in Russia'. It is captioned that health workers are dumping dead bodies into a large pit in Russia. The claim is false. The video is from Karanataka's Ballari district.
The video was uploaded on YouTube on July 13, 2020, titled “Secret burial of dead bodies in Russia”. The description of the same video reads “Every day, coronavirus kills people. In the quarantine zone, people are panicked. The Chinese government does not control the spread of coronavirus. The world is on the verge of a global pandemic. I hope we all do not die”. The video depicts health workers in hazmat suits dumping dead bodies into the large pit.
An archived version of the video can be accessed here.