Palestinians help wounded animals after ceasefire

Palestinians are helping wounded animals

which were injured during the 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas

LOCATION: GAZA CITY, GAZA

(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) OWNER OF SULALA SOCIETY FOR TRAINING AND CARING FOR ANIMALS, SAEED EL-AER, SAYING:

As soon as there was ceasefire at night, we came to the shelter and there was a problem, I found all the dogs outside the shelter, most of them were sad, afraid and terrified. I was surprised to see a donkey dead and another horse wounded, that then died. I found dogs wounded with shrapnel, and I am still treating them."

Part of this shelter was hit by Israeli bombardments

This stable owner's horse was hit by missile fragments

(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) OWNER OF STABLE OMAR SHAHIN, SAYING:"The Israelis did not give me a chance. She died yesterday, I spent 10 days treating her and she died yesterday. We stitched the wound, and I kept treating her but her injury was was too deep."

Saeed El-Aer is still receiving calls for abandoned animals

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