Mohamed Fayez Abu Matar

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Mohamed Fayez Abu Matar, a freelance Palestinian photojournalist, was killed during an Israeli airstrike in Rafah city, in the southern Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate and to the Palestinian Authority’s official news agency Wafa.

CPJ’s database of journalists killed in the Israel-Gaza war is based on preliminary reporting from the region and will be updated as more information becomes available. You can find a current list of journalist casualties in the war here.