Slander in haste, retract at leisure:
The United Nations has retracted a claim that an Israeli strike which killed more than 40 people in northern Gaza city of Jabaliya last month hit a school run by a UN agency.
“The humanitarian coordinator would like to clarify that the shelling, and all of the fatalities, took place outside rather than inside the school,” the UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in its latest weekly update on the situation in Gaza.
(Via LGF.) More here. It’s worth noting that Israeli confusion muddied the waters briefly, but they got their facts straight in short order, while people were still paying attention. The UN waited nearly a month.