An Associated Press crew followed up on the store of people that pick up bombs after the cease-fire started. 2 journalists that helped with translation and arrangements ended up dead, together with 4 of the unexploded-ordnance squad in Gaza as they tried to defuse an Israeli bomb.
The explosion took place in northern Gaza, in a dirt soccer field. This was were unexplored bombs, missiles and rockets were collected by the Hamas run police force.
According to an Interior Ministry spokesman, the squad managed to retrieve over 1,000 unexploded items since the July 8th conflict start date.
Among the dead we saw Simone Camilli, 35. He was a video journalist that started work as an intern for Associated Press in 2005. He is the first international journalist that died in the current Gaza conflict.
The second journalist dead was Ali Shehda Abu Afash, 36. He was a computer engineer and helped train the local journalists while working with foreign correspondents.