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In pictures: Gaza's media workers fall victim to Israeli strikes

In his photo gallery, Hosam Salem pays tribute to tragic fate of Palestinian media workers as his camera lens captures the mourning of four of their families
Ahed Zaqoot, a journalist for al-Kitab channel, was killed as a result for targeting his house in al-Nasser neighbourhood in Gaza city. (MEE/Hosam Salem)
Seventeen Palestinian who worked in the field of media have been killed during Israel's 51-day military offensive against the Gaza Strip. Their names are:
 

1) Hamed Abdullah Shihab - 24 Media
2) Najla Mahmoud al-Haj - Media and social activist
3) Khalid Hamad - Continue Media Production
4) Abdul Rahman Ziad Abu Hin - al-Kitab TV channel
5) 
Ezzat Duheir - Radio correspondent of both Prisoners and Liberty radios, he is also a member of the governing body of the Palestinian Youth Media Rally in Rafah
6) 
Bahauddin Quraib - Palestine TV
7) 
Ahed Zaqqot - Sports journalist
8) Rami Rayan - 
Palestinian Network for Media
9) 
Sameh al-Arian - al-Aqsa Satellite Channel
10) 
Mohammed Daher - Editor in al-Resalah institution
11) 
Abdullah Fahjan - Sports journalist for Sada al-Malaeb website and al-Aqsa Sports
12) 
Khaled Hamada Mqat - Director of Saja news website and a member of the Palestinian Youth Media Rally in northern Gaza
13) 
Shadi Hamdi Ayad - Freelance journalist
14) 
Mohammed Noureddine al-Deeri - Photojournalist in the Palestinian Network
15) 
Ali Shehda Abu Afash - Doha Centre for Media
16) 
Simone Camilli - Italian journalist and photographer in the Associated Press
17) 
Abdullah Fadel Murtaja - Previously worked as a journalist at al-Aqsa TV and al-Shehab Agency