A video of a massive crowd of people pushing and shoving on the fourth floor of a building is circulating on WhatsApp. The video shows the floor railing giving away and causing several people to fall down to the ground floor. It has been claimed that the incident took place during a COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai.

Alt News has also received verification requests for the video.

Incident from Bolivia, South America

A simple Google search with the keywords ‘railing collapse fall’ throws up several news reports that say seven students died and five others were injured after falling from the fourth floor of the Public University of El Alto, Bolivia.

According to a report by The Independent, “The incident occurred as dozens of students crammed onto the balcony to enter a lecture hall for an assembly on Tuesday.”

A video of students falling off a crowded floor in a university in South America is falsely viral with the claim that the incident took place during a coronavirus vaccination drive in Mumbai.

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Pooja Chaudhuri is a senior editor at Alt News.