OPERATED BY SLAJ

True

FACT-CHECKED

by SLAJ |

Yes, there has been a fire incident at the ECSL’s sub-regional office in Karene District which led to the destruction of electoral materials.

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked a claim that is doing rounds on social media concerning a fire outbreak at the ECSL sub-regional office in Karene District to be true.

Claim

“A fire outbreak at the Electoral Commission for Sierra Leone sub-office in Karene District led to the destruction of electoral materials” social media claim.

Rating Justification

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked a claim that is doing rounds on social media concerning a fire outbreak at the ECSL sub-regional office in Karene District to be true.

To arrive at this conclusion, SLAJ iVerify contacted the Directorate of External Relations ECSL to ascertain same and got confirmation from the Directorate that there was a fire outbreak at their regional office in Karene, that led to the destruction of electoral materials.

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