A wedding picture of Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has been shared with an image of a large building. It has been claimed that the building is a mosque built by Hasan and his wife in Bangladesh that cost the couple Rs 90 lakh. Facebook group ‘मौलाना साद साहब के चाहने वालों का ग्रूप’ (Maulana Saad Saheb’s Fans Group) shared the claim, gathering more than 10,000 likes and 500 shares at the time of writing.

Twitter user Dr Mohammad Shakir Khan shared the pictures with the same claim. (Archive link)

The images are viral on Facebook and have also made their way to WhatsApp.

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Alt News performed a keyword search on Google and did not find any reports corroborating the viral claim. Moreover, the supposed picture of the mosque is actually a railway station in Kharkiv, the second-largest city in Ukraine. There are several photos of this station on Google.

Iuic.info‘, which contains information on different cities, has shared a picture of this railway station. It closely resembles the viral photo.

Using Google Street View, we were able to confirm this picture is Ukraine’s Kharkiv Railway Station.

A picture of a railway station in Ukraine was falsely shared as a mosque built by Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib Al Hasan in his country.

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Kinjal Parmar holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. However, her keen interest in journalism, drove her to pursue journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. At Alt News since 2019, she focuses on authentication of information which includes visual verification, media misreports, examining mis/disinformation across social media. She is the lead video producer at Alt News and manages social media accounts for the organization.