ABC issued a correction and apology Mon for reportedly exploitation video from a Bluegrass State gun vary whereas incorrectly claiming it represented a fierce battle between Syrian Kurds and Turkish forces.
The network ventilated the footage on Sunday night and Mon morning, framing it as field video, when, in fact, it seems to be from an evening gun demonstration at the Knob Creek Gun home in West Point, Kentucky.
CORRECTION: We’ve taken down video that aired on “World News Tonight" Sunday and “Good Morning America” this morning that appeared to be from the Syrian border immediately after questions were raised about its accuracy. ABC News regrets the error.
— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) October 14, 2019
The footage 1st ventilated on Sunday’s “World News Tonight” as anchor Tom Llamas claimed it showed a Turkish attack on a bunch of Kurdish civilians in an exceedingly Syrian border city.
The chyron at a lower place the video read: “CRISIS IN Syria. ISIS prisoners escape as toll rises in attack.”
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“CORRECTION: We’ve taken down video that ventilated on “World News Tonight” Sunday and “Good Morning America” this morning that seemed to be from the Syrian border at once when queries were raised regarding its accuracy,” the network tweeted. “ABC News regrets the error.”
“Good Morning America” additionally tweeted out a correction on Mon that was a twin of the one free by “World News Tonight.”