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Israeli strikes destroy Gaza building with offices of Al Jazeera, American Associated Press

Al-Jala Tower is 4th multistory building targeted by Israeli warplanes since Monday

Nour Abu Eisha   | 15.05.2021
Israeli strikes destroy Gaza building with offices of Al Jazeera, American Associated Press Smoke rises after Israeli forces destroyed a building in Gaza City where Al-Jazeera, Associated Press had their offices, on May 15, 2021. ( Mustafa Hassona - Anadolu Agency )

GAZA CITY, Palestine

Israeli warplanes on Saturday destroyed a building in Gaza City with offices of various media groups, including Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

Israeli forces destroy building in Gaza City where Al-Jazeera, Associated Press had their offices

Israeli warplanes targeted al-Jala' tower with a number of missiles that destroyed it completely

An Anadolu Agency correspondent reported that several Israeli missiles hit the Al-Jala Tower.

The 13-story building, one of Gaza’s oldest multistory buildings, had a total of 60 units, including offices of media companies, legal firms, and doctors.

Offices of Mayadeen Company for media services, radio station of Voice of Prisoners, and Doha Media Center were among the media offices destroyed by the Israeli shelling.

Israel has destroyed at least 4 multistory buildings since it launched air strikes on the Gaza Strip this past Monday.

At least 139 people, including 39 children and 22 women, have been killed and 950 more injured in the Israeli attacks on Gaza.


* Ahmed Asmar contributed to this report from Ankara

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