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Punishment for wearing Ayyappa Mala - cleaning school toilet with acid. Acid spills on to child's hands. This happened at the Good Shepherd School, a govt aided missionary school in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

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Fake news claim: A message viral on social media claiming “A young boy being treated after acid burns from Tamil Nadu”  

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Punishment for wearing Ayyappa Mala - cleaning school toilet with acid. Acid spills on to child's hands. This happened at the Good Shepherd School, a govt aided missionary school in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

This is condition of hindu children in govt funded missionary school in tamil nadu.

Punishment for wearing Ayyappa Mala. -

Cleaning school toilet with acid. Acid spills on to child's hands. Injured.

Nobody is bothered about this as it's happening with Hindu kids.

Facts Check Verdict: Incident from another place

News Verification: The message claiming the boy getting burnt due to Acid is not true. The post has been widely shared on twitter and facebook.

In the picture the boy can be seen wearing Ayyappa Mala, mostly done before visiting the Temple on Shabarimalai hills which is an annual ritual in the winter.

As per news published by deccanchronicle, Thoothukudi: Two students sustain burns after acid spill in school laboratory.

Two class - 7 students of a government-aided private higher secondary school, involved in removing acid bottles from the school’s laboratory, sustained burn injuries as the acid spilled on them.

The school management, however, tried to cover up the accident brought to light by a lawyer, who also informed the police about the accident.

Thoothukudi: Two students sustain burns after acid spill in school laboratory

Thoothukudi: Two class - 7 students of a government-aided private higher secondary school, involved in removing acid bottles from the school's laboratory, sustained burn injuries as the acid spilled on them. The school management, however, tried to cover up the accident brought to light by a lawyer, who also informed the police about the accident.





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