Moment Syrian HERO Boy 'Fakes Death' To Save Girl From Sniper FULL VIDEO

Published on Nov 11, 2014

In the rush to publish, the crucial step of verification sometimes gets lost.

The video of a Syrian Boy 'Fakes Death' To Save Girl From Sniper Shootout purportedly shows a Syrian boy braving gunfire and feigning death to save a girl trapped behind a car.

It was fake, yet news organizations around the world broadcast or published it. Read the full story from Stephanie Linning from the MailOnline.