Palestinian militants 'using reporters as human shields'

The Israeli military has said that members of the militant group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) who were targeted in a missile strike on a media building today were using journalists as human shields.

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The senior PIJ cadre was operating in a media building. They were't there to be interviewed. They were using reporters as human shields.

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We targeted only the 2nd floor, which is where the senior terrorists were. The rest of the building was unharmed. Direct hit confirmed.

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Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal

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