Floods cut Gaza into two

Heavy rains make roads impassable.

    Heavy rains have taken Palestinians by surprise [AP]
    Nabil Taha, 45, was stuck with his minibus and his 11-year-old son, Ali, north of the riverbed.
     
    They had tried to get to their home in the town of Rafah on Thursday evening, but were stopped by the flood.
     
    Taha said: "When we crossed the first time, the waters weren't too high, but when we tried to get back across we couldn't."
     
    They spent the night in the minibus, he said.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.