Doctored video viral: Donald Trump startled by ‘Allah Hu Akbar’ chant at a public rally

अल्लाह हू अकबर नारे का खौफ देखो.. ट्रंप भाषण दे रहे थे किसी ने पीछे धीरे से बोला “अल्लाह हू अकबर” उसके बाद क्या हुआ.. आप देखिए (Look at the fear induced by slogans of Allah Hu Akbar…Trump was giving a speech and someone from behind said “Allah Hu Akbar” see what happened after that- translation). 

The above message has been shared on Twitter and Facebook along with 40 second video clip of Donald Trump, President of the USA.

अल्लाह हू अकबर नारे का खौफ देखो ..ट्रंप भाषण दे रहे थे किसी ने पीछे धीरे से बोला अल्लाह हू अकबर उसके बाद क्या हुआ आप देखिए

Posted by जितेंद्र सिंह on Thursday, August 9, 2018

The above post is of August 2018, and has been shared over 1400 times. The video begins with Trump delivering a speech, followed by a voice which says ‘Allah Hu Akbar’. After this, commotion ensues as Trump is swiftly given cover by security personnel who rush to the stage.

The claim has been prevalent on social media over the last few months, shared widely by individual Facebook users on their timelines. It has also been posted on a page Main Bhi Ravish. July 2019 has seen a surge in share count.

Alt News found that the video has also been shared on Twitter by some users.

DOCTORED VIDEO CLIP

The video clip is doctored, with the ‘Allah Hu Akbar’ chant added to it. Alt News reverse-searched one of the key frames of the video clip, and found several articles related to the incident. According to reports, the incident had occurred in May 2016 at Dayton, Ohio in the USA, when a protester had attempted to breach the security cordon, prompting secret service agents to rush to Trump’s defense. NBC News stated,

“A campaign spokeswoman said that a man at the Dayton, Ohio, event “attempted to breach the secure buffer and was removed rapidly and professionally.” The suspect was identified as Thomas Dimassimo, 32, and was charged with disorderly conduct and inducing panic — both misdemeanors, Chief Mike Etter of the Dayton Airport Police Department told NBC News. Dimassimo jumped the bike racks and tried to climb onto the stage, but was stopped by Secret Service stationed there, Etter said.”

It may be noted that in March 2016, Donald Trump was a presidential candidate of the Republican party.

A video report related to the incident was published by CNN in March 2016.

Posted below is a video of the same incident, shot from a different angle.

NO ‘ALLAH HU AKBAR’ CHANT

Alt News found that none of the videos of the incident featured the ‘Allah Hu Akbar’ chant which is heard in the viral video. Moreover, none of the news reports of the incident make any reference to any ‘Allah Hu Akbar’ chant. The video clip, shared on social media, is clearly edited.

The same video had been used earlier to falsely claim that Donald Trump was taken aback by Mexican music which suddenly started to play when he was delivering his speech.

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