An eyewitness account of the attack that killed four children on Gaza beach

July 17, 2014 7:47 AM

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Peter Beaumont, the Guardian's Jerusalem correspondent, was sitting on a terrace at a beach-front Gaza hotel when he saw explosions on the pier wall.

When the first missile hit the retaining wall of the small Gaza Harbor, shortly after 4 P.M this afternoon, Peter Beaumont was just finishing an analysis piece before filing to his newspaper, The Guardian in London. Beaumont, the Guardian's Jerusalem correspondent was sitting on the beach-facing ter...

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