Gaza girl, 4 loses family & her voice
Sunday People|May 23, 2021
PLIGHT OF KIDS AMID CONFLICT
Chris Hughes

A GIRL of four who lost her mother and four siblings in a blast amid the latest Israel-Gaza conflict has been left so traumatised she cannot speak.

Maria’s father, Alaa Abu Hatib, told of her hell as she sat silently perched on his knee.

“Until now she hasn’t spoken from the shock and horror,” he said. “We found her down on the floor... what she saw we, as adults, can’t handle it.”

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