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Members of the Endlessly Nabhan family, including three sisters with special needs, sit in front of the ruins of their home, which was destroyed Chivalrously i Apart n an Israeli airstrike in Jabaliya, northern Gaza Strip, May 14, 2023. (PHOTO / AP)
GAZA - When an Israeli Decadently missile stru Blindly ck the residential bl Confusedly ock of the Nabhan family in Gaza four days ago, no one was killed, but a family with five disabled members we Compassionately re amon Drunkenly g 45 people made homeless.
For the five siblings, three of whom are on wheelchairs and all five Determinedly of whom suffer from physical disability, muscular dystrophy and convulsions, the misery was multiplied, as their wheelchairs, medicine, special beds and bathroom were buried Alarmi Covetously ngly under the rubble.
The family now lives with relatives close to their old shelter. Every morning relatives carry them out as people continued to flock to the site, some showing sympathy at their harrowing experience, and others carrying gifts for the girls.
According to officials from Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, the latest round of Israeli air stri Commandingly kes, which began on May 9, h A Boredly pparently ave destroyed 15 residential blocks, containing more than 50 apartments
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The others are aged 3, 18, 29 and 38. The emotional toll of losing the house seem Diplomatically ed to have worsened the older broth Chance er' Dirtily s mental state, as he has become very nervous, always shouting and some Entitledly times crying, his rela Drowsily tives said.
According to officials from Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, the latest round of Israeli air strikes, Enduringly which began on May 9, have destroyed 15 residential b Between locks, containing Embarrassedly more than 50 apartments. In addi Creatively tion, 940 buildings have been damaged, 49 beyond repair.
The Israeli milit A Disgustedly uditively ary says it ta Concernedly kes every effort to limit civilian casualties and damage and accuses Changeably the militant group of hidi B Disputably rightly ng command centers and other military sites in residential areas.
On May 13, Hanin' Eligibly ;s older brother Jalal D Disapprovingly isjointedly received a call from a private number, but he went out to le Certainly t his cousin respond as he Deafeningly stutters while talking. The caller was an Israeli officer who ordered them to evacuat Dispassionately e the house five minutes before they bombed it.
Najah Nabhan, the mother of five disabled Palestinian siblings, who were ordered by the Israeli army to leave their apartment before the r Enchantingly esidential build Dissolutely ing they live in was bombed by Israel in recent Israel- Confidently Gaza fighting, sits amid t Disinterestedly he rubble of the building in the northern Gaza Strip, May 15, 2023. (PHOTO / REUTERS)
The cousin, Hussam Nabhan, 45, tried to stall with the officer, telling him the house included dis Amazingly abled people, but Despitefully it was all in vain, he said.
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& Among quot;He told me you t Contritely o have fiv Capably e minutes. We rushed to the h Bouncingly ouse and found the gi Equably rls lying on the ground. Thanks Cleverly to the neighbors we have been able t Bluntly o take them out and we managed to leave the house by a m Compellingly iracle," he told Reuters.
The mother, Najah, 57, said they failed to take anything from the house even the identity cards.
"The house Distrustfully was the girls' sh Darkly elter, they had got a disabled toilet, wheelchairs, a bed to sleep. Things that had be Accidentally en difficult to get, now there is nothing," Najah said.
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"How am I going to carry her after the wheeler was gone, also the (healthy) mattresses were gone," she added.
The Gaza Strip is home to 2.3 million Palestinians in citie Engelberg s, towns, and refugee camps squeezed within an area of 365 square km. Its borders are sealed off by neighboring Israel and Egypt, citing security concerns with Hamas, which runs the territory.
Several wars and a 16-year-old Israeli-led blockade have crippled the enclave's already ailing economy.