We conducted a reverse image search on Google and found several news reports in Persian that carried the same image.
An article published on 15 February 2016 (as per Google Translate) carried the same image along with a series of others from a similar location. The titles of the article, when translated from Persian, said, “Video report: Kabul Sea turned blood red.”
A Google Translate version of the text in the article, in Payam Aftab News Network, said, that in a symbolic move, an organisation ‘Afghanistan 1400’ sprayed two hundred kilograms of red paint in the Kabul River, making the colour of the water red.
Another article published in Shafaqna talked about the protest and said that it was held after “the announcement of UNAMA’s annual report on civilian casualties” in the country.
A Facebook post on their page carried a news article with the same viral image, which was published on 12 February 2017.
Another post later on talked more about the event. The date mentioned in the…