Claim: Austrian TV Faked Footage Of Migrants Helping Flood Victims

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Austrian public broadcaster ORF is accused of faking a TV sequence of migrants helping with the massive flooding in Baden-Württemberg. The floods across Europe have caused immense damage over this past week, leading to several deaths in the southern German region of Bavaria. In Paris, the floods have raised the Seine river so high that many of the artworks in the Louvre have had to be moved for safe keeping. There has been a great demand for help across Germany to deal with the flooding but residents of a town in Baden-Württemberg claim that an Austrian TV station has co-opted the disaster to improve the public relations for migrants Junge Freiheit reports. According to the reports, the Austrian state broadcaster ORF were filming a piece on the flooding in the town of Schwäbisch Gmünd and highlighted several migrants who were volunteering to clean up the mess left by the flooding. The migrants can be seen shoveling mud and debris that has been swept into the town after heavy rainfall. The city spokesman Markus Herrmann confirmed that the entire TV spot had been staged by the ORF saying that they had requested to specifically film migrants cleaning up. By the time the filming had been done