Journalist attacked on Gaza City street
Published Thursday 22/08/2013 (updated) 23/08/2013 13:00
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – A Palestinian journalist was attacked by unidentified masked men in a street in Gaza City Wednesday morning.
Ahmad Fayyoumi told Ma’an that while he was standing in the street, a motorcycle stopped beside him and two masked men got off and hit him with an iron bar on his hand dropping a bag he carried.
The assailants stole the bag and fled the scene.
Fayyoumi confirmed that his laptop, a camera and a sum of money were in the stolen bag. Several bystanders, he said, witnessed the attack which took only a few seconds.
Fayyoumi notified Gaza police who opened an investigation.