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Peter van Agtmael—Magnum Photos

2014.  Gaza.  Palestine. Achmed Hassan and his daughter.  Hassan lost both his legs in the 2008 war with Gaza and is still in recovery.   The destroyed vehicle in the background is an ambulance destroyed in the most recent war.  Operation Protective Edge lasted from 8 July 2014 – 26 August 2014, killing 2,189 Palestinians of which 1,486 are believed to be civilians. 66 Israeli soldiers and 6 civilians were killed.  It's estimated that 4,564 rockets were fired at Israel by Palestinian militants.

Achmed Hassan and his daughter. Hassan lost both his legs in 2008 and is still in recovery. The destroyed vehicle in the background is an ambulance destroyed in during Operation Protective Edge.

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