Propaganda Fail: 5 of 6 Syrian Hospitals Allegedly Hit by Russian Airstrikes Don't Exist
Some basic fact checking would have saved the Western media from this embarrassment.
The Russian Defence Ministry has openly attacked claims launched by Western mainstream media outlets that their mission in Syria has been targeting hospitals and civilians.
Major General Konoshenkov said this:
“I would like to remind you that a week ago several leading Western media outlets citing the US-based Syrian American Medical Society accused us of allegedly bombing hospitals in al-Ees, al-Hader, Khan Tuman, Sarmin, Latamna and al-Zirba.“
“All these reports were made without any proof…“
“We investigated this information. It turned out, in fact, that there is a hospital only in the settlement of Sarmin. There are no hospitals in al-Ees, al-Hader, Khan Tuman, Latamna and al-Zirba, and, consequently, there are no healthcare workers.“
The Ministry even provided photographs of the hospital in Sarmin, clearly showing that it had not been destroyed...
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