Clip shows Arma 3 gameplay, not downed Israeli helicopters
A clip of downed helicopters taken from a computer game is circulating with the false claim that it shows authentic footage of Israeli helicopters shot down by Hamas forces.
The clip circulated after Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel from Gaza on Oct 7, with Israel responding with air strikes on the Palestinian enclave.
The video shows two helicopters flying in a countryside location before being hit with missiles and crashing to the ground.
One user shared the clip via X, formerly known as Twitter, with a caption that reads: “Two helicopters...