Movie Image shared as kid being shot during Jat agitation to celebrate anniversary

News Claim: An image of a boy with bullet wounds is shared on social media claiming that it is the last moment of Sunil Sheoran who died during Jat agitation in Haryana’s Hisar. Monday, September 13, 2020.

Viral message on WhatsApp today & other Social Media claims:

Multiple users shared the picture on their social media profile

Sunil Sheoran, studying in 10th class, sacrificed his life for the Jat community in the Jat Reservation Movement on this day on 13th September. salute to brother with moist eyes

दसवी में पढ़ने वालें सुनील श्योराण जिसने आज के दिन 13 सितम्बर को जाट आरक्षण आंदोलन में जाट कौम के लिए अपना बलिदान दिया था। भाई को नम आँखो से नमन


News Verification: The image that has been widely shared on social media has nothing to do with Jat agitation or anything at all.

We found a picture of the boy shared on Twitter as a Palestinian boy earlier in 2015.


Further searching we found a youtube trailer, in the below-embedded video, the same boy can be seen pelting stones ar 2 min 18 seconds.


News verdict: False, image is from a movie

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