Journalist dies of injuries from Gaza strike
Published Monday 25/08/2014 (updated) 27/08/2014 14:42
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Journalist Abdullah Murtaja succumbed Monday to wounds he sustained in an airstrike in the al-Shujaiyya neighborhood in Gaza City two weeks earlier.
Two other journalists were killed in the same airstrike in eastern Gaza City.
Ashraf al-Qidra, a health ministry spokesman, said that Murtaja died of blood loss from the injury.
Murtaja was a reporter for the al-Aqsa TV channel.
Seventeen journalists have been killed since the beginning of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.