The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has reported that six journalists have been affected in the ongoing conflict in Gaza, either killed, injured, or missing,Daily Trust reports.
On Saturday, three Palestinian journalists lost their lives while covering the events. Among them were Ibrahim Mohammad Lafi, a photographer for Ain Media agency, who tragically lost his life at the Erez Crossing along the northern Gaza border. Additionally, Mohammad Jarghoun, a reporter with Smart Media, was fatally shot in the east of Rafah city in the southern region.
Freelance journalist Mohammad El Salhi was also shot and killed at the border to the east of al-Bureij, a Palestinian refugee camp located in the central Gaza Strip.
Ibrahim Qanan, a correspondent for Al Ghad channel, sustained injuries from shrapnel in the southern Gaza city of Khan Yunis.
Furthermore, two Palestinian photographers, Nidal Al-Wahidi from the Al Najah channel and Haitham Abdelwahid from the Ain Media agency, have been reported missing since Saturday.
As the conflict entered its third day on Monday, the toll continued to rise, with more than 1,000 casualties on both sides and hundreds of thousands of people left homeless.