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Re: Casualties and claims: BBC

Even when the BBC releases 'information', it turns out to be
disinformation.  ALL of these facts came into the public arena between 17
and 21 December; they were already in the German press before
christmas. The BBC, however, waits until 6 January before publishing
details which it claims have only just been discovered. 

Jeff Vernon

On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, Harriet Griffin wrote:

> Published by BBC last Wednesday:

> ....Several weeks after the strikes, the UN children's fund, Unicef,
> made a first preliminary assessment of damage to civilian facilities.
> They said a warehouse containing rice was destroyed in Tikrit in
> northern Iraq, ten schools in the southern port city of Basra were
> damaged, and an agricultural college in Kirkuk in northern Iraq received
> a direct hit.

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