https://www.rt.com/information/584861-reuters-journalist-killed-israel/Reuters journalist killed by Israeli hearth – media

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https://www.rt.com/information/584861-reuters-journalist-killed-israel/Reuters journalist killed by Israeli hearth – media

Six different reporters have been injured after they have been allegedly shelled by Israeli forces

A Reuters videographer has been killed in southern Lebanon, the information company mentioned on Friday. Six different journalists have been injured within the incident. The group was hit by Israeli artillery, Al Jazeera and Lebanese safety sources mentioned. 

“We’re deeply saddened to study that our videographer, Issam Abdallah, has been killed,” Reuters mentioned in an announcement. Abdallah was offering a stay video feed from close to the Israeli border on the time of his dying, the company continued, including that it’s “urgently looking for extra data” from authorities within the area.

Reuters journalists Thaier Al-Sudani and Maher Nazeh have been wounded in the identical incident, whereas Al Jazeera’s Elie Brakhya and Carmen Joukhadar and Agence France-Presse’s Christina Assi and Dylan Collins have been additionally injured. It’s unclear whether or not all six have been hit by the identical shell or by completely different projectiles.

A Lebanese safety supply advised AFP that Israeli forces have been accountable, and Al Jazeera blamed the incident on “Israeli bombing.” 

Across the time of the incident, the Israel Protection Forces (IDF) mentioned that its troops have been responding with tank and artillery hearth to capturing from Lebanese territory. 

Earlier on Friday, the IDF mentioned that an explosion had occurred at a barrier alongside the border close to Alma al-Shaab, a Lebanese village the place the information crews have been reporting from. The IDF mentioned that its forces responded to the explosion with artillery hearth.

Abdallah’s dying brings the variety of journalists killed for the reason that begin of the Israel-Hamas warfare on Saturday to 11, in keeping with the Committee to Defend Journalists. Of the opposite ten, 9 died in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, whereas one Israeli photographer was killed by Hamas militants at Kibbutz Nahal Oz in southern Israel.

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