Gaza City - Israeli Airstrike On Media Center Killed Top Terrorist Leaders (video)
Last updated on: November 19, 2012 02:16 PM
Gaza Strip - Witnesses say an Israeli airstrike has hit a high-rise in downtown Gaza City where a number of local and foreign news organizations have offices.
Gaza group Islamic Jihad said that the Israeli strike on the media center kills 1 of its top militant leaders
Thick black smoke rose from the building Monday as ambulances rushed to the scene. Paramedics say one person was killed and several wounded.
It’s the second strike on the building in two days. The Hamas TV station, Al Aqsa, is located on the top floor.
Israeli aircraft have struck several crowded areas in the Gaza Strip, driving up the Palestinian death toll to 94 and devastating several homes belonging to one clan as Israel broadened its targets in the 6-day-old offensive.
Hamas fighters also have fired hundreds of rockets into Israel in the current round of fighting, including 75 on Monday, one that hit an empty school.
Gaza group Islamic Jihad: Israeli strike on media center kills 1 of its top militant leaders.
Locals initially thought the dead man was the owner of a computer store on the third storey of the city center building.
Britain’s Sky News and Saudi-owned Al Arabiya Channel operate out of the same building, however, most journalists left their offices immediately after an initial strike on Sunday.
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