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Fact check; 2013 Photo of US troops went viral on social media is fake, photoshoped

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ISLAMABAD: After the United Status troops arrival at Islamabad from Afghanistan a photo of the US forces taken in November, 2013 during Task Force Lifeliner soldiers bow their heads and give thanks during Thanksgiving Day at the Koele Dining Facility, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan.
The photo is published by Star and stripes on November, 28 in 2013.
After the US troops arrival in Pakistan federal Capital Islamabad, that photo photoshoped and edited by placing the Pakistan’s shelter home logo, seems that they were provided shelter at the shelter home, although according to the government they were staying at five star hotels where the government has made arrangements for their accommodation.
The Pakistan interior minister Sheikh Rasheed told media on Monday that the US troops were here temporary and they would leave for the US very soon.

Link of the original photo published in Stars and Strips. https://www.stripes.com/theaters/us/photos-from-kuwait-to-okinawa-servicemembers-get-a-taste-of-home-on-thanksgiving-1.255049

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