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By Li Fengjiaxin and Duan Hanzi

A video posted on Twitter claims to show China is using a large sonic gun near the China-India border to attack and harass Indian soldiers. The tweet says “the high power sound can cause nausea & vomits after hours of exposure.”

The video has over 290,000 views and has been retweeted more than 100 times since it was posted on Oct. 3, 2020. The same video was also posted on Youtube, and has gained more than 6,500 views.

The claim is misleading. The video has nothing to do with the China-India border conflict. It was originally posted in 2016, four years before the current dispute, and the super-sized megaphone in the video is not a sonic weapon. …

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