How to tell this story: Gazan doctor who works in Israeli hospital stricken by grief after three daughters killed by IDF tank, Israeli woman tries to block his words to the press

This has been a developing story — and it develops in shocking and disturbing ways.

Last week, there were reports that a doctor who lives in Gaza but who works in an Israeli hospital lost three of his daughters and a niece in an IDF tank shelling of his house. He said that his house, however, was well-know to the IDF and other Israeli authorities …

The doctor, who speaks perfect Hebrew, has been giving regular updates over the phone to Israeli TV and to other Israeli media, as it turns out. He was about to give another on-air report when his house was attacked, out of the blue (at least for him and his family), and his daughers and niece killed. He described what happened in an outpouring of grief, shrieking on the phone. This has been broadcast.
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