Palestinians Mourn Four Children Killed on Gaza Beach

Four Palestinian boys were killed in what appeared to be Israeli naval shelling near Gaza City as they played football on a beach.

Palestinian employees of Gaza City's al-Deira hotel carry someone wounded by an Israeli military strike on a nearby beach, on July 16, 2014. Four children were killed on a beach in Gaza City by what appeared to be Israeli naval shelling. Several of the injured took refuge at the nearby hotel where journalists were staying.

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The mother of one of the four Palestinian children killed grieves outside the morgue in Gaza City.

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A Palestinian boy is treated at the al-Deira hotel after he was injured during an Israeli strikes in Gaza City.

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Smoke billows from a beach shack following an Israeli military strike which killed four children.

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A Palestinian man cries as he holds the dead body of his young brother shortly after he was killed in the morgue of the al-Shifa hospital in Gaza.

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Young relatives of the four boys from the Bakr family, killed during Israeli shelling, cry during their funeral in Gaza City.

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Palestinians carry the bodies of two of the boys from the Bakr family during their funeral.

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The father and brother of two of the boys killed cry during their funeral.

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