How did we find out the truth?: We performed a reverse image search on some of the keyframes of the video and came across the original video shared on X (former Twitter).
This was shared by a Syrian journalist, Jamil Alhasaan, on 7 October. He can also be seen in the viral video.
The caption states in Arabic, "Targeting Qardaha in retaliation for the children of Idlib."
Moreover, we did not find any reports about these journalists being in Gaza.
Update about Syria: According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Syrian and Russian forces launched attacks on opposition-held northwest Syria starting from 5 October.
More context about journalists in Gaza: According to Committee to Protect Journalists' data, at least 48 journalists and media workers were killed till 19 November.
The death toll has crossed 13,000 since the war began on 7 October, with over 12,000 Palestinian deaths in Gaza and the West Bank and 1,200 deaths in Israel.
We have reached out to the Syrian journalists to confirm and get further context about the video and the story would be updated once we receive a response.
Conclusion: Although we could not independently verify the context of the video, it is clear that it is from Syria and not from Gaza.
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