BBC News website reporting on Operation Northern Shield has to date been confined to the one article published on the day the operation began, December 4th.
Under the sub-heading “What do we know about the operation?” the last version of that report told BBC audiences that:
“Israeli military spokesman Lt Col Jonathan Conricus said the activity was focusing on the border town of Metulla, with the area declared a closed zone.
He said the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were concentrating on a tunnel which began in a Lebanese civilian home, was at least 200m (650ft) long, and ran 40m inside Israel.
The IDF announced the start of the operation, dubbed Northern Shield, on Twitter, with video footage showing heavy machinery boring in unidentified locations.”
As noted here previously, that report failed to inform BBC audiences of the important fact that the tunnels dug by the terror group Hizballah…
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