In field - Misinformation

No massacre in Hama countryside

  Thursday 23rd March 2017

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Sputnik news agency stated that Jabhat al-Nusra (JAN) and allied armed groups committed a massacre in Majdal town in the northern countryside of Hama. The article was published on Sputnik Arabic and was re-published by several news agencies said according to Syrian security source, pro-opposition forces launched an offensive attack on several towns in Hama countryside and randomly killed over 25 civilians, of which children and women.

On the other hand, a pro-Regime local radio station interviewed Hama governor -Mohammed Hazouri- who completely denied the news and stated that “opposition fighters have advanced and controlled the area between Al-Sheer and Majdal towns in the northern countryside of Hama”.