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shocking images of children killed in the crossfire as a week of rage between israel and gaza shows no signs of relenting barrages of missiles from both sides have intensified. shooters to 3 of the isil will do the job of the army to this or it's a few of them that would be supposed to. stop the madness that's the plea of the israeli president as chaos reigns on the streets with arab and jewish mobs facing off shops are vandalized cars torched and a driver is dragged from his vehicle and beaten unconscious. 2 people died and more than $160.00 are injured after a stand collapses at a synagogue in the israeli occupied west bank.
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medics are still fighting for the lives of those injured in tuesday's school shooting in the russian city of 9 people were killed the relatives of the victims have been speaking of their heartache her name was she was just seem like she was a very resolute girl she had big plans for the future. broadcasting live to read from our studios in moscow this is archie international i'm sean thomas got to have you with us as we recap the week's top stories now hostilities that flared between israel and gaza militants this week with the 2 trading missile fire every day the conflict shows no sign of letting up with palestinians saying at least 180. people have been killed in gaza since monday
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including 52 children in israel 10 people are dead including 2 children now we're about to show you the aftermath of one israeli strike in gaza city please be aware you may find the images disturbing early on sunday morning israeli warplanes have struck several buildings and roads in gaza 26 people are believed to have been killed making it the deadliest single attack since fighting broke out on monday the pictures also show a crater that blocked a main road leading to a hospital as we are about to show multiple children in gaza have fallen victim to the shelling. of the village was just some of the truth this was this just simply because this lifts you. up for it almost and then their children their 23 and 4 years old would you go do
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that made it miss or it's a deal that would what are the targets these rows. the targets is the missile says small children who did nothing wrong the richer and lots of pieces right at this in place you know what that history took gaza city this building which is cold i'll call it building it's about to build is actually not one these 2 buildings have been already destroyed by these radio to strike yesterday overnight risk u.t.m. to last that there is a possibility you wore one then just inside the rubble that need to be saved they are not sure whether they are alive or how did at this moment and they suggest that they have so far risk to 8 people including elderly gaels and one boy this is street of many buildings that be destroyed already by the israeli warplanes.
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including 2 main building or residential buildings this one and the other one next to it as really intensive area strikes are killing women and children inside their homes and it is important to note that israel did not send out free warning for these buildings this board before they bombarded them which is something only preceded as israel used to a warning to people before they attempted to strike and evolving there is. i mean a nearby who is living next to my house his wife told him i want to make it easy time to his wife wanted to go to visit her if either here mother so she went to this building to liberating the aid and unfortunately she is now under the rubble and instead of celebrating piccies now under the rubble and they're still searching for her by the way the few hours now this machinery have been has been trying attempting to to rescue the people deep inside this rubble of this forest story
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building in a way that's 3 and as you see here it's it seems to be it seems to these people who are trying to risk you risk your operation is a bit difficult their house has been totally completely destroyed and this machinery is attempting to save what could be saved of the lives of the inhabitants of this particular of this particular building that is the scene for now for the moment in gaza city where destruction is widespread destruction is largescale homes know as little since we began the rescue operation we've seen a lot we've pulled 4 survivors from the rubble there have been managed to it is also important to know that israeli airstrikes and on the gaza strip overnight have also hit is 3 turned roads throughout. the gaza strip as the case with this
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street where this is street and where the street and the heart of gaza city that is the situation for the moment israeli airstrikes over the area have owned not only concentrated on residential compounds in douses but also in history and that's that's what's going on for the time being freedom of information group reporters without borders has accused israel of war crimes following saturday's airstrike that destroyed a tower block housing the gaza offices of a number of world news media. the building also. private apartments and a business and was evacuated prior to the attack after a warning from israel the israeli army claimed hamas was using the building to coordinate rocket attacks u.n. secretary general is among those who have expressed dismay at the destruction of
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the media offices in gaza and the growing civilian casualties in the conflict overall we spoke to in al jazeera journalist who worked in the building. now of course our picture cut now we will be real will not be able to deliver a picture to the world it's very difficult to me to see this image it's very hard for many years in working in this place covering the news coverage of those tanks in gaza now there's no brick sure from the office on the mall some think you know i feel she's very bad. i want to say that we will truly continue to deliver other message you will continue to cover the news in gaza thank you will continue to tell these the message of the palestinian people and to deliver to the all over the well it's ok this is you won't be able to stop our voice while you take it you are building and this won't be easy no we will continue this would be of these this
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if this attack were busy don't destroy it we will continue from anywhere from gaza all the offices of journalists of gaza it will this will be our office armed groups in gaza have continually fired waves of rockets at israel the southern city of ashkelon is one of the recent targets of palestinian militants a synagogue was damaged and numerous cars destroyed no casualties were reported and on saturday a round of rockets was fired at a television suburb claiming the life of a 55 year old man according to reports he was unable to make it to a bomb shelter in time the israeli military says. more than 2000 rockets have been fired from gaza into israel since monday around half of which were intercepted by missile defense systems and throughout the week israel has been amassing troops along the gazan border having called up thousands of reservists raising the specter of a ground invasion of the hamas ruled gaza strip israeli troops though haven't as yet
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entered the enclave but artillery and tanks joined the air units in firing into gaza speaking to r.t. some hours ago former israeli defense minister naftali bennett says israel was attacked 1st and has every right to defend itself let me show you something this rocket over here landed this morning in a home next to the bed of a 9 year old child this real thing landed what is proportional if this landed at your own family's home and killed your own family what is proportional not one israeli should die because of unprovoked attacks that's proportional if they want to stop this they can stop and disarm themselves stop fighting israel and they'll be peace period. no civilian death is acceptable and that's why we adore the fact that hamas uses civilians as human shields it means
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that. is murdering its own people by hiding cowardly behind this civilians by hiding its command centers within buildings 'd that belong to. you know hospitals war or schools this is a cynical 'd way of operating and they hold direct responsibility to all the deaths the days that were going to sit back and allow murderers terror groups shoot and kill jews those days are over and the. numbers seem slanted all it means is that israel cares more about its own people than hamas about killing all people are planning to take down. an income us operator commander and command center because last monday unprovoked started
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shooting rockets in israel they decided when this round would start israel will decide when it ends the conflict has also sparked tensions between israeli arabs and jews who have lived side by side for years. in east jerusalem told palestinian demonstrators clashed with police water calving were deployed against the crowds while police were moved in seen in the area one of those which had been put up in the colors of the palestinian flag the current escalation between israel and gaza was sparked over the possible a vixen of palestinian families from a contested land on the outskirts of the city the palestinian city of hebron in the west bank also saw unrest to spill on to the streets this week tires were burned on the roads as protesters clashed with israeli soldiers there has been violence in other nearby areas as well.
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please. please. please. and violence has flared within israel as well on thursday some disturbing images emerged from. an area on the outskirts of tel aviv an arab driver was assaulted by a mob there he was seen as being beaten after reportedly having been pulled from his vehicle some eyewitnesses reports state that he was attempting to ram
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a group in his car or cheese possibly or sent us this report. in its way town of young which is just to the south of jaffa and outside tel aviv to be shanks does have got its head and they off matching concept presumably. they think belonged to arabs there's also an arab owned ice cream shop down the road and the glass has all been destroyed b. ein fittings in front of the building they've come here with israeli flags to show their support and this is in the tiny ations of the finance we've witnessed in the last few days which has been predominantly arab on jewish violence so the so the police are firing stun grenades and are trying. to police firing stun grenades and they trying to get people to run away from here at. c.n.n. you can see the security officers coming down the road and they are trying to push the crowd further and further away from here and
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a lot of the youngsters have moved down the road over there they have finally come in to try and deal with the situation and bring order and calm back to back to yum . yes. from. the arab driver wanted to drive into us pressed the pedal to the metal and wanted to kill him luckily he couldn't do it because another car stopped him because otherwise he would have killed us this is our country and they come to kill us in our own country arabs who live here want to kill us so there are no small children died in the streets because of the arabs now we've come here and the army and police are against us. we have showed so the frog says we can't continue like this is not good with the jews are doing is not good for the arabs are doing the government isn't doing anything so this is what's happening each side is doing what they want us here for 70 years we've been a good neighbor so and it's of the p.t.s.d.
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that is happening now and now we have to make sure the things remain good between us through this con here was being driven by an arab men they took him out of the car and in an attempted lynch that he has been taken to hospital in the same. happened over here but they have the same happened with this car down the road here and now the attempted lynching tensions high they've been also shouting at the journalists and shaking which channels we all belong to so we're going to make our way out of here it's not the safest place to be. ati. meanwhile major european cities witnessed a violent propellants tinian protests with thousands calling on israel to stop attacking gaza demonstrators burned flags and threw stones and bottles at police who responded with tear gas and water cannons a number of arrests were made. was
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. was. also in israel to worshippers have died and more than $160.00 injured after a seeding standard collapses at a synagogue in a jewish settlement in the israeli occupied west bank here's artie's policy or again with the latest. i'm here in the israeli settlement of give act as if in the west bank a short time ago at the start of the jewish festival of shuffleboard one of the stands in the local synagogue known as carney collapsed at least that's the information we have at the moment as you can see the emergency personnel have arrived the israeli army is here there are police here and the latest because we're
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receiving other 2 people have been killed and some 8 people of the tween serious and critical and something like a 152 people if not more have been taken by ambulance to various hospitals now this is a holy day on the jewish calendar so normally we would not be allowed into a neighborhood like this normally we would not be allowed to film certainly not on the day that's like the sabbath as you can see people from the whole community have come out and are hanging around trying to figure out what happened and what went wrong now we understand that investigation has been opened the various people here are blaming each other so we have heard from council leaders here and they say that the fault was actually with the organizers of this event the ultra-orthodox because they were told that the synagogue which is a new synagogue had just recently been built and was not in adequate condition to be used but then we're hearing from the police that they have also given the same order and we're hearing from emergency personnel that are at this moment it's not
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quite clear who is right and who is wrong with this incident comes just weeks of it after a very similar incident that happened in the north of the country in murong in that particular incident 45 people were killed also from the ultra orthodox community and and similar circumstances now the information we have is that people were praying or sitting or dancing on one of the stands when suddenly the stand collapsed and as people fell onto people below them that caused the chaos that ensued their own point of view we got to call in no disputes and. the guys said it was a crush in the synagogue most of the people. we started politically with them to do was at the. 3 hospitals. at the end with. iran 165 people were injured. and unfortunately 2 boarders
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were staying in the suv we've now entered the synagogue which is known as the cauldron synagogue as you can see the chairs have all been kind of pushed away in disarray to this incident happened during the synagogue service and the stand that collapsed is just in front of us what we understand now is that this is a synagogue that was built by the community and they didn't have the right commission to boulder it so the police were not involved the usual regulations that are printed case by the authorities none of that was implemented and that's probably why they kicked us waiting for an hour before they're actually getting us into the synagogue if we can go a little bit closer here you can see through this gap as to what actually happened you can see where the stands collapsed so what's been left behind is a complete disarray of chairs and tables and and black hats that people head and
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the stand over there the one at the top has completely disintegrated so the people who died would have been sitting at the top that stand policia our teeth keep active. the tragedy the rock of the russian city of cazan the world teenage gunman attacked his former school on tuesday we hear some of the stories from the victims and families stay with us. is your media a reflection of reality. in a world transformed. what will make you feel safe.
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welcome back this is the weekly arch international now tragic events shook the russian republic of tatarstan on tuesday and a man opened fire in a local school in the region's capital cazan 9 people died including 7 students and 2 teachers while more than 20 others were injured in the attack here's the timeline of how the shocking events unfolded. which immediately. says it's. the search for the club key i was in the close on the 2nd floor we heard bangs that sounded like explosions 1st because the classroom doors and not let the children get near the windows we told them to sit down along the walls and try to calm them down to lift some of the student a man with a gun ran into the classroom and started shooting people who didn't shell
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tennessean but before he did this we shared an explosion right around our classroom after that our teacher told us to hide under the desks. or. even was. feeling. free to. put my uniform pointless i was.
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feeling like. a lot of them but. this is. or when you are a sample it says emergency crews and fire trucks are at the site later eyesore a teacher covered in blood getting pulled out of school and about 4 children being carried away. the suspect in 1000 year old the in us live pleaded guilty and was remanded in
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custody subsequently in court people said he showed no signs of emotion during the proceedings psychiatric tests are being carried out to assess his mental state in the aftermath of the deadly advance argues daniel harkin spoke to some who were directly affected by what occurred that tragic day. shock pain grief on the faces of all those who came to pay their condolences the images of children jumping from windows of floors covered in blood shocked the world here in the accounts firsthand was worse well 1st of all we came to school as usual heavy thing was fine when the class began the teacher called me to the blackboard and just a few minutes later we had several explosions but no one was concerned and the class continued only some time later we had the school director telling us to immediately close everything and leave the room. everyone was deeply shocked we owe our lives to our math teacher who saved us she ran to the door and locked it
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she was holding it very firmly. still seem in a state of shock and they were among the lucky ones for them the nightmare is over though nobody can say just how long the mental scars will remain for others the nightmare has just begun so fast raced through the school. when he 1st heard news of the attack hoping he would see his sister evacuated to safety and bring her home she was too late. the doors of the room where my sister was together with her classmates weren't lotteries so the attacker broke into the room and shot the students her name was and mine is sold fought that's because our parents wanted our names to sound similar she studied in a form which i with she was 15 are quite she was a very resolute girl she had big plans for the future to finish the 9th form and
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get an education and i. thought nose on the day school stuff that only could to protect the pupils risking on some losing their own lives in the process he would be the only one asking questions though could more have been done to prevent this tragedy and how could it be stopped from happening again. we should probably strengthen the school security as now we have mainly elder people working there also we should organize drills like the ones for fire safety and explain to children where they should go and hide if such tragedies happen. the bloodbath in school 175 how to clear a villain but also some on likely heroes the son of the local imaam escaped the killer who broke right into his classroom only to run back into danger to rescue his injured younger brother who thankfully survived despite being badly hurt.
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after we were taken out of the school to safety i went to search for my classmates the ones who managed to survive when i found them i went to search for my younger brother when i failed to find him i searched for his class teacher and then together we put my brother in an ambulance and the teacher sent me with him to look at there were 4 people with me in the ambulance one was my classmate who jumped out of the window on the 3rd floor to. escaped that nightmare the other was my brother who had his chest injured also there was a boy with his lip badly hurt by a glass fragment and one girl was sitting there with your hand almost torn apart. everyone i spoke to had one question why how was such a cold merciless cruelty possible towards anyone let alone children. was confident but good prevails over evil and that concern will emerge from the nightmare stronger. of this tragedy has united everyone regardless of their ethnic origin or religious belief people from other cities are coming to mourn with us we must stand
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together in order not to witness such events in the future. he invites us to evening prayers at the mosque today and tomorrow our holy days for muslims eat all breaking the fast understandably though the focus of today is on one of the darkest days in total stands modern history. outside crowds continue to turn up an endless stream and aside from the pain on this day of mourning determination is also present not to let evil break the city spirit which today has shown its strength daniel hawkins r.t. . does it for me this hour be back in about 30 minutes with another full and fresh look at your weekly is art international stay with us.
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