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As mob lynchings fueled by WhatsApp messages sweep India, authorities struggle to combat fake news

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July 6, 2018
OODA Loop
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Rumors spreading across Indian villages via WhatsApp have fueled more than 12 mob lynchings in recent months. Most recently, a mob killed 5 beggars after a rumor suggested they were trafficking children. National authorities are still struggling to combat this trend and local authorities are attempting a number of human-based