Anderson Cooper, Ayman Mohyeldin and Al Jazeera Dodge Explosions In Gaza

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By Alex Weprin Comment

Another day, another round of bombings in Gaza and Israel. A number of foreign journalists, including CNN’s Anderson Cooper, NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin and reporters for Al Jazeera had their own close calls. Update: ABC’s Matt Gutman also had an incident, check it out after the jump.

Cooper, who had to deal with an explosion live on-air earlier in the week, this time witnessed a series of explosions not far from the building that became CNN’s makeshift headquarters.

NBC News foreign correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin had the window to his hotel room blown out when an Israeli airstrike hit an open field next to his hotel:

 

Meanwhile, Al Jazeera’s bureau in Gaza was also damaged by an airstrike. There is a picture on the network’s Facebook page.

ABC’s Matt Gutman ended up in an area that was tear-gassed by Israeli troops. Video here: