Listeners to BBC Radio 4 on December 26th heard some interestingly sourced news bulletins concerning an alleged Israeli attack on sites in Syria late on the evening of December 25th. [emphasis in bold added, emphasis in italics in the original]
Among the headlines at the start of BBC Radio 4’s December 26th “Midnight News” programme was:
“Israel has attacked a weapons site in Syria and says it’s intercepted a Syrian missile heading towards its territory.”
There was however no confirmation at that stage of that highlighted claim.
Later on (from 02:31 here) listeners were told that:
Newsreader: “Syria says its air defences have intercepted missiles fired by Israeli aircraft close to the capital Damascus but it acknowledged that an arms dump had been hit. Youssef Taha has more details.”
Taha: “A Syrian military official said that most of the missiles were brought down…
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