“The building is in the Gaza Strip, where the offices of international media, including Al-Jazeera, were subjected to an Israeli air strike and were completely destroyed,” she said on its website Saturday afternoon. Al-Jazeera satellite channel.
Footage from the airstrike clearly shows the building falling to the ground in a cloud of dust, while debris flying into the surrounding areas. It was not clear whether the attack on the building, which also houses the Associated Press, killed anyone.
According to Al-Jazeera, residents and tenants of the building were warned about the raid about an hour ago. In addition to large media newsrooms, it also had other offices and apartments.
Al-Jazeera correspondent Safwat Al-Kahlout, who was in the building when the warning about the raid came, described how “he and his colleagues began to take everything they could, especially the cameras.” He is said to have worked on the building for 11 years, often broadcasting from the roof.
“No one can understand the feelings of people whose homes were destroyed by similar air strikes,” Al-Kahlout said.
According to the information British BBC During the Israeli army raids on Saturday, 13 people were killed by 3 PM. Among them were eight children. The number of dead on the Israeli side is much lower.
Remember the recent conflict in the region on Friday’s Nova TV report: