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Rain floods exacerbate life for embattled Gaza residents

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Source: worldbulletin.net

Moataz Sukkar no longer runs to his home’s balcony in the Gaza Strip to welcome the year’s first autumn rain.

The Palestinian young man had to carry out an urgent chore after rainwater spread through the floor of his house: fix the fragile spread of nylon sheets and cloth rags he had installed to cover the roof after it was blown off by Israeli warplanes during the latter’s recently-ended devastating offensive on the coastal enclave.

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Hamas claims victory as Gaza residents survey damage (Video)

info-pictogram1 Both Hamas and Israel are claiming victory, as Palestinians in Gaza survey the damage after more than fifty days of fighting. Andrew Simmons reports.