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Three darkskinned U.S. soldiers tried to pull a 19-year old female inhabitant of the Polish town Zagan into a dark alley on the night of 9 April. A man who came to the girl’s rescue was severely beaten by the soldiers. It was also reported that the American soldiers were drunk.

Summary of Disinformation

Three darkskinned U.S. soldiers tried to pull a 19-year old female inhabitant of the Polish town Zagan into a dark alley on the night of 9 April. A man who came to the girl’s rescue was severely beaten by the soldiers. It was also reported that the American soldiers were drunk.

Disproof

No evidence given. The claims have been highlighted by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia as disinformation with the aim to undermine public trust in NATO and troops of allied forces bit.ly/2p3IpIR, . A Polish blogger has also tried to find the victim and the perpetrators, but they don't seem to exist bit.ly/2qyZUkO, . We have seen fake accusations similar to this before on several occations bit.ly/2mBBvKE, .

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Reported in: Issue 68
Date: 13.04.2017
Language: Russian
Country: US, Poland
Keywords: Sexual harassment
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: regnum.ru
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