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Testimony: 10 year-old lost his eyesight in a bombing in which a friend was killed and another wounded, Gaza Strip, Jan. '09

Osama Subuh, father of seven The Israeli air force began to attack Beit Lahiya on the first days of the assault. After the army warned the residents and began to bomb houses, we left our house and wen
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Testimony: 10 year-old lost his eyesight in a bombing in which a friend was killed and another wounded, Gaza Strip, Jan. '09

Lu'ai Subuh, 10 I am 10 years old and live with my family in Beit Lahiya. A few days after the Israeli bombing started, my family went to stay in UNRWA's girls' school, next to the Abu Rashed Pool. On
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Testimony: 9 members of family killed at home when army bombs near UNWRA school, Jabalya refugee camp, Jan. '09

Hussein Dib, 26 I live in the Jabalya refugee camp, 80 meters from UNRWA's al-Fakhura school. I lived on the ground floor with my mother, Shama, my brother, Mu'in, his wife Amal, and their children: A
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Testimony: Israeli army bombs home in Gaza City, killing 21 members of a single family, Jan. '09

Muhammad a-Daiyah, 28 My wife was in her ninth month of pregnancy and was supposed to give birth any day. They killed her and her baby before he had a chance to live. Before he could see the light of
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Testimony: Bombing causes the Abu al-Haj family to flee their house and go to a school in a-Nuseirat, Jan. '09

Hassan Abu al-Haj, father of five Sunday, January 4th, around 2:00 P.M., I was sitting at home with my family. Some of us got ready for prayers. I sat next to my brother, who has heart problems and ha
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Testimony: Life under siege and bombings in the Gaza Strip, Jan. '09

Daud 'Assaliyeh, father of three I live with my wife and our children in the eastern section of Jabalya, about half a kilometer from Salah-a-Din Street. My parents, five brothers, and their families l
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Testimony: Children witness their mother and another woman killed by fire from a tank, Gaza Strip, Jan '09

Sa'id a-Sinwar, 22 On Sunday (4 January), around 2.30 P.M., I left home to go my wife's family, who live in the Nusseirat refugee camp. I took a taxi from Jabalya to the Gaza City taxi station, and fr
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Testimony: Soldiers Killed and injured dozens of persons from a-Samuni family in a-Zeitun neighborhood, Gaza, Jan. '09

Maysa' a-Samuni, 19 On Sunday [4 January], around 9:00 A.M., soldiers came to the house of my father-in-law, Rashed a-Samuni, which is located next to a concrete engineering company. We were fourteen
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Testimony: Israeli soldiers kill ‘Atiyyah a-Samuni at home, before his family, Gaza City, Jan. '09

Fahed a-Samuni, farmer On Saturday [3 January], at dusk, I was with my mother and six of my brothers and sisters in our house in the a-Samuni neighborhood in Gaza City. Our house has two rooms, a kitc
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Testimony: Ambulance and medical staff fired at while evacuating wounded people

Khaled Abu Sa'ada, ambulance driver I have worked as an ambulance driver at the Al-Awda hospital since 1977. Today, 4.1.09, at 10:47 A.M., we were notified about wounded people near the Beit Lahiya sq