Palestinian Mustafa Hijaza,20, at the scene of his family's destroyed home in Beit Lahiya , Gaza November 23,2012 . Mustafa was wounded by shrapnel when an Israeli shell hit the home killing two of his brothers and his father. Photos by Heidi Levine / Sipa Press for The National.
Nader Basioni walks with his crutches with his father Achmed outside their home in the northern Gazan town of Beit Hanoun. After an Israeli airstrike slammed into a nearby field on November 15, his nightmares replay in graphic detail how a fleck of metal from that explosion tore through the family home and decapitated his nine-year-old brother, Fares, who was sleeping in the same room. Photos by Heidi Levine/Sipa Press for The National
Wounded children of the Hijazi family at relatives home in Beit Lahiya, Gaza. Noor lays in a bed with a broken back surrounded by her brothers. Photos by Heidi Levine / Sipa Press for The National
A young Palestinian girl weeps during the funeral of Muhmmad Salman in the Beit Lahiya neighborhood of the Gaza strip. Palestinian sources claim Salman was killed in a IDF airstrike that struck the yard of the family's home. Photos by Heidi Levine/Sipa Press for The National.
A cement slab is placed over the grave of Palestinian child Mohamed Hijazi, grave at the cemetery in Beit Lahiya, Gaza. He was named after the family's son Mohamed who was killed in 2008 in the Israel Gaza war in an attack nearby his home by an Israeli drone. Photos by Heidi Levine / Sipa Press for The National).
The bodies of Palestinian children Suhaib HIhazi, 2 and Mohamed, 4, are carried by family members during their funeral procession in Beit Lahiya. An explosive device hit the family's home seriously wounding the mother and killing the father and two children. Photos by Heidi Levine / Sipa Press for The National.
Behind the politics, rockets and fighting between Israel and Gaza, children find themselves the innocent victims. Photos by Heidi Levine / Sipa Press for The National.