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Italy confirms death of journalist Simone Camilli in Gaza

Published on Aug 13, 2014 7:35 PM

ROME (AFP) - Italy’s government on Wednesday confirmed the death of Italian journalist Simone Camilli in Gaza during an operation to dismantle an Israeli missile.

“Simone Camilli’s death is a tragedy for his family and for the country. Once more a reporter pays the price for a war that has lasted too many years,” Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini said in a statement.