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Gaza Updates: Journalists Killed in New Strike on Gaza

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1pm to 7pm, 19th November

8 deaths, 16 injuries

November 19, 2012 |


BREAKING NEWS: TWO JOURNALISTS KILLED IN NEW STRIKE IN GAZA

Ramez Najeeb Harb, 39 years old, Journalist and Salem Swelam, a Palestinian christian cameraman were killed and another cameraman injured in an Israeli strike on the Al-Shrouq Building in Gaza City at 14:05 Gaza time, 19-Nov-2012

November 19, 2012 |


Head of Gaza Journalists’ Union condemns Israeli attacks on media offices

Yasser Abu Heen, Head of Gaza Journalists Union, sent a strong message of resistance and defiance to Israel on behalf of journalists, at a Press Conference held outside the bombed Al Quds Satellite Channel in Gaza City yesterday morning.

Five Al Quds workers were injured in the explosion in the Shawa Al-Hosari Tower, and another three journalists were injured in a later attack on the al-Shorouq building housing several international media offices in addition to Al Aqsa Television studios.

In further criminal attacks on the media today, a car carrying journalists in Tal Al Hawa was hit by a rocket, killing the driver and injuring the other occupants.

November 19, 2012 |


Gaza Update

Yousef Al-Helou reports that the death toll has risen to 89, most of them being civilians including 21 children since November 14th, in addition to over 800 people injured, 98% of them are civilians.

Over 1200 Israeli air strikes have been carried out, many residential houses have been hit, hospitals are overwhelmed with casualties, and short of medial supplies.

November 19, 2012 |

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