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Social media trashes MSM for softening and spinning attack at Ansbach in Germany

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One person was killed and at least 10 people were injured in what is reported to be a suicide-bomb attack at Ansbach in Germany. According to Bavarian authorities, a Syrian man who had been denied asylum blew himself up after being turned away from a music festival in southern Germany. He detonated an explosive device in his backpack, the contents of which would have been sufficient to kill and injure many more people.

While the exact motives of the attack and exact details are yet to emerge clearly, Mainstream media outlets had begun the spin that bordered on ridiculousness.

Reuters reported the story as: “Bomb-carrying Syrian dies outside German music festival; 12 wounded”

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BBC too used a similar tone for one of its reports:

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Immediately social media users began rebuking the two media houses, and other media channels which used the same report as their source:

 

 

 

 

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