A video showing two pit bull dogs attacking a man has gone viral on social media, with claims that it was footage of former Zambian footballer Philemon Mulala being mauled to death by his three dogs at Litchenburg.
People sharing the video also claim that it was Philemon Mulala who was mauled to death by his 3 dogs, including 2 Staffy-cross pitbulls and an unknown breed in South Africa.
However, the viral video claiming Philemon Mulala’s mauling by his own dogs has sparked a great deal of shock and sadness among the public. As a result, it is important that we uncover the truth behind this tragic incident and fact-check the information being shared.
Claim: “Zambian Football Legend, Philemon Mulala has been mauled to death by his 3 dogs including 2 staffy cross pitbulls and an unknown breed in South Africa.,he played for Mufulira Wanderers in the 80s”
Shared by Joe W Muchiri on Twitter.
The second tweet by Abiola Trend also went viral with the claim:
“Footage of former Zambian Footballer Philemon Mulala has emerged as he was mauled to death by his three dogs in his house at Litchenburg.”
However, MandyNews.com observed that the claim is misleading and there is no video of Philemon Mulala being mauled by dogs as claimed on social media.
Key frames from a video sighted by MandyNews.com showing the unfortunate incident of former Zambian Footballer Philemon Mulala, who was tragically killed by his own dogs at his residence in Litchenburg, have been reversed on multiple search engines.
Results revealed that the video has been available online since 2014.
MandyNews found the video on a YouTube page, posted on it for the past four years.
The person who posted the video captioned it as “pit bulls attacking people.”
the viral video that was attributed to the recent attack on former Zambian footballer Philemon Mulala, who was mauled to death by his three dogs in his house at Litchenburg. It is old footage from 2018, and as a result, we rate it FALSE.
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