Video of missile strike near Gaza hospital predates October 2023 war

Posted on AllSides October 18th, 2023
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A video of a missile launch captured in Gaza that dates to at least August 2022 has been falsely shared as footage showing a missile that struck Gaza’s Al-Ahli al-Arabi hospital in October 2023.

The Palestinian Authority said an Israeli air strike on Oct. 17 killed hundreds of people at the Gaza hospital, while Israel said the blast was caused by a failed rocket launch by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group.

“Live footage of the moment Gaza hospital was bombed by Hamas own misfired rocket,” reads an Oct. 17 post on messaging...

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https://www.reuters.com/fact-check/video-missile-strike-near-gaza-hospital-predates-october-2023-war-2023-10-18/

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