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To exemplify how NATO interventions work, a picture of dead civilians showing the outcome of NATO bombings in Kosovo in 1999 is published.

Summary of Disinformation

To exemplify how NATO interventions work, a picture of dead civilians showing the outcome of NATO bombings in Kosovo in 1999 is published.

Disproof

The photo published by Politicano was taken by a Reuters’ photograph Peter Andrews on August 28 1995 in Bosnia reut.rs/2iKN0fS and shows the explosion near Markale market that killed 38 people. The explosion took place in the light of the armed conflict between the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serb Republic. In 1999, the UN investigation bit.ly/2igDk0y revealed that the missiles were thrown from west, Lukavica, which then belonged to Bosnian Serbs. bit.ly/2jn7AUp

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Reported in: Issue 54
Date: 09.01.2017
Language: Georgian
Country: Kosovo
Keywords: NATO
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Politicano Facebook page
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