FAST FIVE: Biden Phones Netanyahu After Israel Flattens AP Offices In Gaza – Has Yet To Condemn Attack
Al Jazeera's office in Gaza destroyed by an Israeli airstrike.
After providing advance warning to civilians & time to evacuate, IDF fighter jets struck a multi-story building containing Hamas military intelligence assets.
The building contained civilian media offices, which Hamas hides behind and deliberately uses as human shields.
AP president Gary Pruitt issued a statement saying “we are shocked and horrified” at the “incredibly disturbing” attack wherein “we narrowly avoided a terrible loss of life.” WATCH: The owner of al-Jalaa tower pleads with an Israeli officer on live TV to let journalists collect their gear before he bombs it.
The Israeli military warned they would hit the building that houses media organizations including the AP.