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A satirical article claiming a non-existent event called the "Assam Rape Festival" is about to begin in India is being widely shared via social media, in some cases by people who seemingly have no clue that the story is fictitious.
From National Report's disclaimer page: "National Report is a news and political satire web publication, which may or may not use real names, often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways. All news articles contained within National Report are fiction, and presumably fake news. Any resemblance to the truth is purely coincidental." Amen.
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