Selfie Chancellor Merkel with Brussels terrorist is false!!

Fake selfie Chancellor Merkel with Brussels terrorist disclosed

On Facebook and Twitter is a selfie gone viral of a man who looks like as one of the bombers in Brussels, Najim Laachraoui, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Hackers group Anonymous shared a message about the picture on his Facebook page, which has nearly two million likes.

Merkel was in the picture with a refugee who have resembles with the suicide bomber who was behind the attacks in Brussels, who cooperated in Belgium in planning the attacks in Paris on November 2015.


The photo was taken on September last year and on the social media is quite a stir. The police released a few days ago a picture of the 24-year-old Najim Laachraoui. It was also reported that the man had been at the airport of Zaventem and detonated one of the explosives.

Many social media users believe Laachraoui suspiciously look like the person in the picture. German online platform MMnews however reports that the refugee and the suicide bomber are two different people.

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It turns out to be the 19-year-old Anas Mouth Amani, who is housed in a German foster family and currently lives in Berlin. His identity was published by Kerstin Hack, a family friend.

“He lives in Berlin with his German family, he goes to school every day, it is not even possible for him to go to Brussels!” Said his friend Liang Cheng at Deutsche Welle. “Unfortunately lies on the Internet are spreading at lightning speed.”