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UNRWA Commissioner: The war robbed the children of Gaza of their childhood

Geneva (UNA/WAFA) - The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, said that the war has robbed the children of Gaza of their childhood.

Lazzarini added, in a post on his account on the “X” platform"Yesterday, Thursday, “Children in the Gaza Strip went through what no child in the world should see or endure.” Many of them were killed, many of them were injured, and many of them will be maimed for life.”

He continued, “Those who survived are suffering from deep trauma. Their schools were destroyed and they lost an entire school year, without learning or playing,” he noted, noting that “without a ceasefire, we will have a lost generation.”

The Israeli occupation forces have continued their aggression against the Gaza Strip, by land, sea and air, since October 2023, 37,232, resulting in the martyrdom of more than 85,037 citizens, the majority of whom are children and women, and the injury of XNUMX others, in an infinite toll, as thousands of victims remain. Under the rubble.

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