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Saturday, April 13, 2024

Seven journalists were among the wounded after Israeli forces struck a refugee camp in Gaza, CNN reported on Friday.



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More: Among the wounded was cameraman Sami Shehada, who works for the Turkish state broadcaster TRT as a cameraman. Shehada lost a leg in the strike on the Nuseirat refugee camp.

CNN stringer Mohammad Al-Sawalhi was also wounded in the attack. He received a hand injury from shrapnel.

Shehada claimed the the targeting of him and other civilians was deliberate in video taken after his leg had been severed.

"We were filming in a safe place, I was wearing my flak jacket and my helmet " even the car I was in had a PRESS' and TV' sign marked on it. It was clear that I was a civilian and a journalist. We were targeted," he told CNN.

A TRT statement also referred to a "deliberate" attack on media personnel.

CNN reported that footage from the scene showed men, women, and children running for cover at the sound of artillery fire. The seven journalists and an elderly man named Saleh who was running for cover were ultimately injured in the strike.

#1 | Posted by qcp at 2024-04-12 02:38 PM | Reply

There is zero reason to assume it was not intentional.

#2 | Posted by Wardog at 2024-04-12 03:04 PM | Reply

An Australian humanitarian aid worker in Gaza has described the moment she was shot at during a mission in north Gaza on Friday April 12, 2024 - 9:40PM

Another Australian aid worker has reportedly been shot at in Gaza following the ongoing fallout from the deadly drone strikes which killed Zomi Frankcom and six aid workers on April 1.
"We were instructed to wait in a holding point just south of the checkpoint. While we were there gunfire broke out in the vicinity.

Ms Ingram said the gunfire "appeared" to come from the checkpoint where there were civilians turning and running from the sudden threat.

"The bullets hit our car. (They) hit the window and the door of where I was sitting as well as the bonnet of the car," she said.

"(The civilians) then turned and ran in the other direction.
The Israeli Defense Force published findings of its investigation into the strike that killed Australian Zomi Frankcom and seven others.

The investigation concluded "misidentification" and serious error in a "terrible chain of events" caused the tragedy.
"Sadly, humanitarians continue to face risks in delivering lifesaving aid. Unless humanitarian aid workers are protected, in accordance with [international humanitarian law], humanitarian aid cannot reach people in need," UNICEF declared in a statement.

The aid mission has been aborted before supplies were delivered.

#3 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2024-04-12 05:00 PM | Reply

Injure enough journalists and they'll eventually get the message not to come.

#4 | Posted by ClownShack at 2024-04-12 05:27 PM | Reply

AI ain't workin'

#5 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2024-04-12 05:50 PM | Reply

Just bomb them already. Tel Aviv and Hebron...Do it today.

For the Children, aid workers and journalists.

Why is there no outcry in government about these obvious targeted civilian attacks?

Israel is an Outlaw Nation.

#6 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2024-04-12 08:37 PM | Reply

Killing journalists is one way of controlling the story.

#7 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2024-04-14 06:00 AM | Reply

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