The circulating message about spraying pesticides at half midnight is false, ISPR
After the outbreak of the Corona virus outbreak in Pakistan, social media is seeing a wave of misinformation, jokes, and jokes.
It is important to confirm before any online rumors can be forwarded.
It is important to keep an eye on the information coming from the local administration, compare multiple news reports and search through keywords to find out the source of the information.
One of the same rumors is circulating on social media, in which a text message is claiming that military helicopters will spray pesticides at half Night time to prevent the Coronavirus from spreading.
However, the Pakistan Army Department of Public Relations (ISPR) explained that 'there is no truth to this information.'
The false message circulated said: "Tonight, special military helicopters will spray pesticides to eliminate the Coronavirus in the atmosphere around the country, so stay in their homes after 12pm."
The message urged people to remove all clothing and personal items from outside the home to protect them from medicine. '
The fake alert states: "At night when you hear the sound of the ships, you know that Corona is related to the virus."
After pasting the keywords of this fake message, a similar message had circulated in other parts of the world.
Kuwaiti and Egyptian forces have also denied such a message.