Israeli strike kills two reporters, third person in south Lebanon - state media

Israeli strike kills two reporters, third person in south Lebanon - state media
# 21 November 2023 16:27 (UTC +04:00)

An Israeli strike killed two journalists working for a Lebanese TV channel and a third person near the border with Israel on Tuesday, Lebanese state media and the channel, Al Mayadeen, said, APA reports citing Reuters.

Israel's military did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Al Mayadeen named its killed journalists as Farah Omar, a correspondent, and Rabie al-Memari, a camera operator.

The third person killed in the strike was Hussein Aqil, who was at the site where the crew was filming. Al Mayadeen told Reuters he was not working with the channel.

More than 50 journalists have been killed since Oct. 7, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, most of them in Gaza.

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