Kids have started back to school in Gaza (after delays because of the assault). More than 500,000 returned, but many kids didn’t. 24 schools were fully destroyed, 125 schools were partly destroyed, and hundreds of kids were killed. The pieces of paper in the empty spaces are the names of those killed by Israel’s attack.

Photos from Shehab News Agency’s Facebook page.

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