WebSify
Follow us on
Mail
Print

Clarification: Fort Hood Shooting story

Source : AP
Last Updated: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 20:30 hrs

In a story July 27, The Associated Press reported that the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood mass shooting issued a statement to Fox News, saying the U.S. government is at war with Islam. In its story broadcast on television and published online, Fox News did not provide a date for when Maj. Nidal Hasan made his comments. Fox News and Hasan's civil attorney, John Galligan, have since clarified that Hasan's comments were taken from a transcript of an interview he gave in 2011 to the Al-Jazeera news network. The comments had not been publicly released before, they said. Galligan said he sent the transcript in July to Fox News and the Killeen Daily Herald in Texas at Hasan's request to describe his feelings ahead of his trial scheduled Aug. 6.




blog comments powered by Disqus
most popular on facebook
talking point on sify news