26 journalists have been killed in Gaza since Oct 7., four were killed in Israel — watchdog

Jacob Magid is The Times of Israel's US bureau chief

Illustrative: Foreign and Israeli journalists stand on a hill overlooking the Gaza Strip in the city of Sderot, southern Israel, October 19, 2023. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)
Illustrative: Foreign and Israeli journalists stand on a hill overlooking the Gaza Strip in the city of Sderot, southern Israel, October 19, 2023. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

The Committee to Protect Journalists says that 31 journalists have been killed in the Israel-Hamas war thus far.

Twenty six of those journalists were killed in Gaza.

Four of those journalists were killed during the October 7 Hamas onslaught in Israel.

One journalist was killed in Lebanon, allegedly by Israeli shelling that has targeted Hezbollah.

CPJ says another nine journalists have been reported missing or detained.

“CPJ is also investigating numerous unconfirmed reports of other journalists being killed, missing, detained, hurt, or threatened, and of damage to media offices and journalists’ homes,” the group says in a press release.

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