logo logo

Believe in facts, not what has been said

Media

The slurry hopper was described as a Russian missile

The slurry hopper was described as a Russian missile

The photos titled "Europe's nightmare, doomsday missile, everyone is afraid of Russia because of it" were shared on social networks. The claim was spread by various social media users after Russia declared war on Ukraine in February this year.

The screenshot was taken from the "Yorgun" TikTok account.

Fakt Yoxla examined whether the claim was true.

The images were first shared on the "Yorgun" Tik-Tok account and then on the "Latest News" Facebook group.

The device shown in the video is not any ammunition, but a slurry hopper. The images were first shared on the social media account of Çaba & Misnak in December 2018.

The screenshot was taken from the"Çaba & Misnak" Facebook group.

The slurries are usually collected on the surface when the drilling axes and other parts of the boreholes are washed with water above the ground. The hopper consists of an open-topped tank having low side walls and a bottom. One end has a slurry pump inlet, and the other end contains a water inlet system. The tank is designed to direct the slurry and gravity feed the slurry to the pump inlet.

The operation principles of the device can be obtained here.

Fakt Yoxla concludes that the claim is False.

“Tiktok.com”, "Yorgun" TikTok account - “Here is the Doomsday missile”

“Facebook.com”, "Latest News" Facebook group, “Europe's nightmare”

“Facebook.com”,  “Largest and heaviest in Central Asia, climbing uphill %12 520 ton slurry hopper 1800 km”

“Freepatentsonline.com”, SLURRY HOPPER SYSTEM - CONTINENTAL OIL CO, US

“Sodimate-inc.com”, Hydroejector, Eductor Jet Pump with Venturi Effect | Sodimate

 

Fake News
  • 22 April, 2022
  • 1655

Share this article

Check own fact
Contact us