UK Media Watch prompts correction to Daily Mirror omission on Israeli casualties

We complained to the Daily Mirror over an article in their print edition that provided an estimated number of Gaza civilians killed during recent violence, but omitted the fact that all four Israelis killed by Hamas and Islamic Jihad rockets were civilians.

Last week, we complained to the Daily Mirror over an article in their May 7th print edition on the recent violence between Israel and terrorists in Gaza.  The piece provided an estimated number of Gaza civilians killed during the short conflict, but omitted the fact that all four Israelis killed by Hamas and Islamic Jihad rockets were civilians.

DEADLY violence on the border of Israel and the Gaza Strip has petered out after Egypt and the United Nations reportedly mediated a ceasefire yesterday. Twenty-one Palestinians, more than half of them civilians, and four Israelis have been killed in three days of clashes.  

Shortly after contacting editors, our complaint was upheld, and the following correction appeared in the May 8th print edition.

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