Israel, Palestinian

My War Diary: Gaza My Soul – Day 5

photo credit: Lives Some Live
photo credit: Lives Some Live

Israel bombing checklist:

– People: check

– Houses: check

– Hospitals: check

– Mosques: check

– Handicap institutions: check

– Schools: not yet.

After all it is summer holidays now and it is useless to bomb schools. My little sister who is nine years old, told me today that her biggest fear is if and when Israelis shoot our house and every one of us die except her, then where and whom will she live with? My little brother and I went for a walk today and we passed someone we know driving his car. Also we walked near a mosque and worried that it might be bombed so we sped up. The mosque was not bombed, but that car was and the driver is fighting for his life now….


* This article is originally posted Lives Some Live. – This is a 51 day war account of the how daily lives during the third war on Gaza unfolded one day to the next for its devastated and grieving citizens. This is a heartbreaking nightmare. War is not just the numbers nor the political rhetoric it often masks itself in. In the end, it is about people coming to an abrupt end; and the continuum of life stabbed in the heart. In the end, it is about fear; constant fear, till cease fire is declared.

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