Daily Express and LEAVE.EU share fake RAF missile photo after Manchester attack

Fake news


A doctored image purporting to show the words ‘Love from Manchester’ scrawled on an RAF missile headed towards an ISIS target has been widely shared online, including by the Daily Express and the LEAVE.EU campaign group.

Conservative commentator Tim Montgomerie also tweeted the image, but has since deleted it.

The Express connects the images with those that appeared after the terrorist attack on Paris in 2015 — of US hellfire missiles marked ‘From Paris, With Love’.

However, just as the Paris images were almost certainly fake, so too are the Manchester ones.

 Britain already has quite enough to deal with. This is no time for fake news.

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