During the escalation of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the Gaza Strip, 11 journalists were killed, writes Al Jazeera TV channel with reference to the Palestinian journalists’ union.
“Since the start of Israeli bombing of Gaza, 11 journalists have been killed,” the report said. More than 20 journalists were injured.
October 15 Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reportedthat at least 12 journalists died during the hostilities between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. At the same time, two missing and eight wounded were reported. According to the committee, since October 7, 10 Palestinian media workers have been confirmed dead, one Israeli journalist has also been killed, and another has gone missing.
On the morning of October 7, the Palestinian group Hamas began military operations against Israel. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) responded by launching Operation Iron Swords, striking hundreds of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli government announced that the country had entered a state of war.
As a result of the operation, Hamas militants have taken According to the latest data, 199 people were taken hostage. In total, the death toll during the Palestinian-Israeli conflict exceeded 4,000 people. According to Al Jazeera TV channel, the death toll on the Israeli side reached 1,400 people, and on the Palestinian side – exceeded 2,670.