Gaza escalation endangers children, UNICEF says

(AGI) Rome, July 11 - UN children's rights and emergency relieforganisation UNICEF on Friday warned Israeli and Palestiniancounterparts that the resumption of violence "threatenschildren on both sides." With the Israeli blockade on the GazaStrip making it difficult for civilians to flee the conflictzone, UNICEF said 19 Palestinian children have been killed andmany more wounded since Israeli air strikes started on Tuesday.While no casualties have been reported so far in Israel, rocketattacks equally threaten the lives of children, it said. . .

(AGI) Rome, July 11 - UN children's rights and emergency relieforganisation UNICEF on Friday warned Israeli and Palestiniancounterparts that the resumption of violence "threatenschildren on both sides." With the Israeli blockade on the GazaStrip making it difficult for civilians to flee the conflictzone, UNICEF said 19 Palestinian children have been killed andmany more wounded since Israeli air strikes started on Tuesday.While no casualties have been reported so far in Israel, rocketattacks equally threaten the lives of children, it said. . .