A video of a protesting crowd on social media is going viral, in which a person involved in the crowd climbed on top of an armored security vehicle.
News Claim: After the deadly attack on former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, there were protests in many places.
According to media reports, the workers of Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) took to the streets in many cities and expressed their anger. Meanwhile, such a video of a protesting crowd on social media is going viral, in which a person involved in the crowd climbed on top of an armored security vehicle.
This is unprecedented.— Waj S. Khan (@WajSKhan) November 3, 2022
A Pakistan army tank, displayed as a symbol of the military’s might in Peshawar — and so many other cities across the country — is vandalised by angry protestors after the attack on Imran Khan.
Not in 75 years of history has this been witnessed in Pak. pic.twitter.com/DM4sYYWdNV
While sharing this video, it is being said that this crowd is the people of Pakistan. And his anger is against the Pakistan Army which has tried to crush this protest.
News Verification: Ayupp Fact Check news found that the security vehicle being vandalized in the viral video was not a Pakistan Army tank but a Peshawar Police armor.Fakhar Yousafzai, a senior journalist from the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan said that ‘’After the attack on Imran Khan on 3 November, his party workers demonstrated on the street.
These protesters marched towards the army camp raising slogans The police were also present during this. While moving towards the cantonment, they also found an armored vehicle of Peshawar police, which was stopped and vandalized.
He further said, “Peshawar is very close to the areas of influence of the terrorist organization Tehreek-e-Taliban in Pakistan. So Peshawar Police should have such armored vehicle.On searching, we also found a report of a website named 'Pakistan Forward'.
According to this report dated June 14, 2017 the Peshawar Police has to deal with terrorism, 14 such armored vehicles were provided to the Peshawar Police.