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Al Jazeera journalist killed in Israeli attack

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A journalist of Qatar-based media Al Jazeera was killed in an Israeli bomb attack. The journalist named Samer Abudaka worked as a cameraman in the Arabic department of Al Jazeera. Al-Jazeera Arabic’s Gaza bureau chief Wael Dahdouh was injured in the attack. His wife and child were killed in an Israeli attack last October.

Al Jazeera reported that the incident took place in Khan Yunis area of ​​southern Gaza on Friday.

Doctors said journalist Samer Abudaka was seriously injured in the bomb attack. He later died of excessive bleeding. Apart from this, Dahduh, who was injured in the arm, is being treated at the local Naser hospital.

The killing of Al Jazeera journalist has sparked worldwide condemnation. The international organization of journalists, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), has already strongly condemned it.

Earlier on October 26, journalist Wael Dahduhar’s wife, one daughter, one son and one grandson died in an Israeli bomb attack on the Nuseirat refugee camp in southern Gaza. At the time, he was broadcasting live news of the Israeli attack from Gaza.

Journalists have been killed in Israeli attacks before. On October 13, Reuters journalist Issam Abdullah was killed and six other journalists were injured in southern Lebanon by a tank shell fired from Israel.

Meanwhile, the Committee to Protect Journalists, an international organization of journalists, claimed that since the war between Israel and Hamas began on October 7, 31 journalists have been killed so far while collecting news about the war. The New York-based organization said 26 Palestinians, four Israelis and one Lebanese were among the journalists killed.

It should be noted that 1 thousand 200 people were killed in the attack of Hamas in Israel on October 7. Since then, the Israeli army has been carrying out indiscriminate attacks on the Gaza Strip. More than 18,500 Palestinians have lost their lives in the Gaza operation that has been going on for more than two months. 50 thousand 594 people were injured.


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