Gaza under fire—A humanitarian disaster

by Khaled Alashqar

Following an Israeli airstrike, Palestinian youth inspect the building their families lived in. Photo: Khaled Alashqar/IPS

GAZA CITY, Jul 22 2014 (IPS) – As a result of over two weeks of Israeli bombardment, thousands of Palestinian civilians have fled their homes in the north of Gaza and sought refuge in schools run by the UNRWA, the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees.

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