More than 3,600 Palestinian children killed in just 3 weeks of war

A barrage of Israeli airstrikes has leveled apartment buildings in the Jabaliya refugee camp near Gaza City, where Israel said a Hamas command center was set up. (1 Nov) (AP video shot by Fadi Majed)A barrage of Israeli airstrikes has leveled apartment buildings in the Jabaliya refugee camp near Gaza City, where Israel said a Hamas command center was set up.

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Images and footage of shell-shocked children being pulled from rubble in Gaza or writhing on dirty hospital gurneys have become commonplace and. Scenes from recent airstrikes included a rescuer cradling a limp toddler in a bloodied white tutu, a bespectacled father shrieking as he clutched his dead child tight to his chest, and a dazed young boy covered in blood and dust staggering alone through the ruins.

The war has injured more than 7,000 Palestinian children and left many with lifechanging problems, doctors say. For 15-year-olds in Gaza, it’s their fifth Israel-Hamas war since the Islamist militant group seized control of the enclave in 2007. All they’ve known is life under athat prevents them from traveling abroad and crushes their hopes for the future. The strip has a 70% youth unemployment rate, according to the World Bank.

“Baba, where can we go?” Majd asked again and again when airstrikes roared. The family, devout members of Gaza’s tiny Christian community, finally had an answer — St. Porphyrius Greek Orthodox Church in Gaza City.

Majd was found beneath the rubble with his hands around his mother’s neck. His face was completely burned.

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