Reuters; Not reading from the same page…

Quite how Reuters can one day confidently report that Timbuktu libraries have been torched, ( and then two days later report that they haven’t been torched and the majority of manuscripts are in fact safe is a little baffling. It does sound as if a small number of manuscripts have sadly been burnt, overall the below article is a far more positive turnaround:

Clearly, while new information has since come to light, it’s a shame that so many media sources reported news of such devastating actions based on unconfirmed reports.

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