Thursday, 21 October 2021

‘Gaza hell on earth for children’: UN chief

GAZA CITY, GAZA – Palestinian families sit in an UNRWA school, after violent Israeli raids on the city of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza , The escalation, which erupted May 10, comes after weeks of rising Israeli -Palestinian tension in East Jerusalem, which peaked with violent clashes inside the holy site of Al-Aqsa Mosque. (Photo by Fatima Shbair/Getty Images)
Explosions light-up the night sky above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli forces shell the Palestinian enclave,. – Israeli jets kept up a barrage of air strikes against the Palestinian enclave of Gaza as a week of violence that has killed more than 200 people pushed world leaders to step up mediation. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)
United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres also told the 193-member United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) he would launch an appeal for humanitarian funding.
Sons of Palestinian man Ihab El-Attar, who, according to him, lost four members of his family when an Israeli strike hit their house and injured him, play at a United Nations-run school where they take refuge, in Gaza City. Reuters
A Palestinian child, who was wounded in overnight Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip, receives treatment at Al-Shifa Hospital in the Palestinian enclave. – Warplanes hit Gaza City again in the pre-dawn hours, with the Israeli military continuing to target Palestinian militant leaders and infrastructure in the crowded enclave, under Israeli blockade for nearly 15 years. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)

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