IDF leaflet warning Lebanese residents to evacuate is fake
16 November 2023 | 1:07 pm
Some internet users are sharing images of flyers allegedly issued by the Israeli military to towns in Southern Lebanon. The authenticity of the leaflets encouraging residents to evacuate to the north before an Israeli attack on Hezbollah has been disputed by local media. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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