posted on Jan, 6 2009 @ 08:55 AM
Tuesday, 06 January 2009
North West Evening Mail News
Millom woman describes the terror of living in Gaza with her family
Last updated 12:21, Tuesday, 06 January 2009
AMONG the hellish fire fight in the Middle East a Millom woman and her family are standing firm.
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BRAVE: Miriam Faris and husband Mohamed who live in Gaza CityThe conflict in Gaza has already cost more than 540 civilian lives since Israel began
launching its latest wave of attacks – but Millom-born Miriam Faris, 52, is refusing to leave.
Despite having no power and a limited supply of food, the mother-of-two has vowed to stay in her property in the Gaza City district of Al-Rimal and
protect her house and family shop from looters and thieves while the war rages around her.
Mrs Faris says bloody corpses line the streets as Israeli rockets rain down on the city’s 1.5m people. Her only contact with the outside world is
with her mobile phone after her TV and computer stopped working during the conflict.
She described the moment