Middle East

From fruit basket to scorched earth, town changed by war

Palestinian Salwa Shabat, right, accompanied by some of her children, Huda, left, Ahmed, bottom left and Anas, weep as they inspect damages upon returning to their home, destroyed by Israeli strikes in the town of Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday Aug, 5, 2014.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 06, 2014, on page 9.




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