|Over recent hours, the IDF has been seen carrying out a concentrated effort to damage the Hamas means of communication. Palestinian sources report that offices and studios of the Hamas Al-Aksa channel have been attacked. The television channel is located on the 15th floor of a tower in Gaza City.
The tower also houses studios and offices of other media outlets including the BBC and Sky News. A BBC correspondent reported from the scene, and showed the damage.
Al-Arabiyeh also has offices in the tower. Its correspondent reported that they had established contact with the IDF Spokesman's Office, and were told not to worry, that the building would not be attacked.
The offices of Al-Quds television were struck overnight. Al-Quds is associated with Hamas. It is located on the 11th floor of a different tower in Gaza. According to reports, six employees were hurt.
Some Hamas internet sites have fallen over recent hours, and Hamas radio broadcasts are said to have gone silent.