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France 2 Blows it Big-Time: Passes Off 2005 Pics as Being from Operation Cast Lead…….

The surprising thing is that they thought they could get away with it. Remember everyone, France 2 is the same “news” agency that was caught pimping the Palestinian Mohammed Al-Durah blood libel and took Philippe Karsenty to court for calling its video footage a hoax.
A court later ruled in Kersenty’s favor, deeming that “it found that there was a “sufficient factual base” for the charges he had made.” Now France 2 is at it again with more tomfoolery and skulduggery, all at Israel’s expense of course. KGS
Haaretz: French public television network France 2 on Tuesday revealed they had aired photographs that allegedly showed destruction caused by the Israel Air Force during Operation Cast Lead, which were in fact taken during a different incident in 2005, one in which Gaza civilians were killed by an explosion caused by militants in the Strip.
The footage aired on Channel 2 on Tuesday afternoon showed dozens of dead bodies, including Hamas gunmen and citizens, which the channel said were killed by an IAF bombing raid on January 1st. It later came to light that the channel had instead aired footage of the devastation caused after a truck full of explosives blew up in the Jabaliya Refugee Camp. A news editor at France 2 told Le Figaro Tuesday that they had “made a mistake by airing those pictures, which he said depict events from 2005”
H/T: Al Avai

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