15-storey block hit on Saturday housed offices of Al Jazeera and Associated Press and private flatsThe Israeli air force has destroyed a tower block in Gaza City housing the offices of the Associated Press and Al Jazeera in what has widely been decried as an attack on press freedom.The airstrikes on Saturday – the sixth consecutive day of hostilities between Israel and Hamas – came roughly an hour after the Israeli military ordered people to evacuate al-Jalaa tower. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/15/israeli-strikes-destroy-gaza-jalaa-tower-media-al-jazeera-associated-press
Author : Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent
Publish date : 2021-05-15 18:49:45
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