Desperate for cement and bulldozers, Gazans face winter in ruins

December 1, 2014 5:24 PM

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Desperate for cement and bulldozers, Gazans face winter in ruins

GAZA (Reuters) - Three months after the war in Gaza, Sadeeqa Naseer still lives in a bomb site. Air strikes turned the two upper floors of her three-storey apartment building in the Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun into a rubble-strewn ruin.

Thirty-five people shelter on the ground floor, where holes blasted in the wall by tank shells have been covered over only by plastic sheeting that does little to keep out the cold wind and driving rain of the fast-approaching winter.

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