Mar 10, 2022

Twitter blocks Russian claims on hospital attack

Twitter has removed two posts by the Russian embassy in London which claimed the bombing of a Ukrainian hospital by Russian forces had been faked. The Mariupol hospital was attacked on Wednesday, leaving three people dead.But the embassy's tweets made unfounded claims the hospital was not operational at the time, and that injured women pictured at the scene were actors. The embassy claimed the hospital had been "Long non-operational". Image source, TWITTER. The initial claims that the bombing was faked by Ukraine did not come from the embassy. A further claim circulating that the beauty blogger also pretended to be another woman caught up in the bombing and photographed at the scene is also untrue.

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