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Peerie Maa
11-14-2017, 07:20 AM
Breaking NEWS
Man who posted image of Muslim woman 'ignoring Westminster terror victims' was a Russian troll

The account, @Southlonestar, tweeted a picture of a woman in a hijab walking past a victim lying on the ground and incorrectly claimed she was unaffected
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A Twitter account which tweeted a picture of a Muslim woman wrongly accused of ignoring the Westminster terror attack (http://www.independent.co.uk/topic/westminster-terror-attack) has been revealed as one of the thousands of fake accounts set up by a Russian “troll factory”.
The account, @Southlonestar, tweeted a picture of a woman in a hijab walking past a victim laying on the ground while on her phone.
It said: “Muslim woman pays no mind to the terror attack, casually walks by a dying man while checking phone #PrayForLondon #Westminster #BanIslam.”
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The woman was photographed on the bridge in the moments after the attack but the man who took the picture, Jamie Lorriman told The Independent the woman was clearly “traumatised” and “visibly distressed”. (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/london-attack-woman-hijab-muslim-westmnister-bridge-traumatised-not-indifferent-photographer-jamie-a7647881.html)
He said she was just one of hundreds fleeing the bridge, trying to avoid looking at the “horror surrounding them.”
“Her behaviour was completely in line with everyone else on the bridge, but you're not assuming others are callously ignoring the scenario,” he said.


from http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/man-muslim-woman-london-terror-attack-phone-russian-troll-identity-a8052961.html

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