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In photos: Palestinian youths perform parkour in Gaza war zone

 Reuters 18 December 2019

Amid the chaos, destruction and devastation in Gaza, Palestinian youths have found a perfect use for the rubble that surrounds them: a training ground for parkour. This Reuters photo series follows a group of young Palestinians aged between 13 and 17 as they practice their parkour skills over the ruins of houses, which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City. (72 Words) - By Staff writer

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A Palestinian youth jumps from a building near the ruins of houses which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City.Mohammed Salem

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A Palestinian boy practices his Parkour skills near the ruins of houses which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City.Mohammed Salem

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Palestinian youths practise their Parkour skills near the ruins of houses, which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive, in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City October 1, 2019Mohammed Salem

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A Palestinian boy practices his Parkour skills near the ruins of houses which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City.Mohammed Salem

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Young Palestinians perform Parkour amid the ruins of the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City, an area of which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive in October 2014.Mohammed Salem

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A Palestinian youth holds a Palestinian flag while another practices Parkour skills over the ruins of houses which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City.Mohammed Salem


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