The BBC reported the murder of a 23 year-old Israeli police officer with the headline, “Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem”
via Arutz Sheva:
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday thanked President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., for calling out the BBC over its shameful headline following Friday’s terror attack in Jerusalem.
“Thanks for standing up for Israel and the truth,” Netanyahu tweeted.
On Friday night, hours after the combined stabbing and shooting attack in which 23-year-old Border Police officer Hadas Malka was murdered, the BBC chose to use the headline “Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem” for its story on the attack.
Trump Jr. fired back on Twitter, “You mean after they stabbed a female Israeli police officer to death… right? This is as close to being misleading as possible.”
On Sunday, the BBC apologized for its misleading headline, saying in a statement, “We accept that our original headline did not appropriately reflect the nature of the events and subsequently changed it.” (Read More)
‘Hadas fought the terrorist’
Border Police Master Sergeant Hadas Malka was killed in a combined shooting-stabbing terror attack in Jerusalem on Friday. Three terrorists armed with knives and rifles attacked two different locations in Jerusalem, killing Hadas and injuring four others. Two of the victims were injured moderately, and two others were injured lightly. All of the terrorists were eliminated…