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17 Jul, 2014

Living in Gaza as the bombs fall – a personal story

by Omar Ghraieb

The last two nights have been terrible. So many explosions have occurred close by that there is now a constant ringing in my ears.

But I can’t complain too much, especially when entire families around me are being killed. We have become refugees in our own country.

Many families have left their homes in the north seeking refuge in UNRWA schools (not that it’s safer or anything, Israel bombed them during Operation Cast Lead). An estimated 4,000 people left everything behind to seek peace, but that is nowhere to be found in Gaza.

No place is safe for us anymore.

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