Award of Excellence
"WAR'S SMALLEST VICTIMS"
Two year old Suhaib Hijazi and her big brother Muhammad, who soon was to be four years old, where killed when their house was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike Monday evenening. Their father, Fouad were also killed. Their mother is in intensive care at Shifa hospital. According to their religion the dead are buried quickly. The badly mangled body of Fouad is put on a stretcher and his brothers carry his dead children to the mosque for the burial ceremony. When darkness fell over Gaza this day at least 26 new victims was to be buried this day. That makes the total more than140 dead so far since the beginning of the bombardment. Approximately half of the dead are women and children.