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Tough times for university students in Gaza

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 28, 2009
The Agricultural College of al-Azhar University in Beit Hanoun was destroyed by the Israeli attacks on Gaza

The Agricultural College of al-Azhar University in Beit Hanoun was destroyed by the Israeli attacks on Gaza

Three colleges — al-Da’wa College for Humanities in Rafah, Gaza College for Security Sciences in Gaza City, and the Agricultural College in Beit Hanoun (part of al-Azhar University) — were destroyed, according to Al Mezan communications officer Mahmoud AbuRahma.

Six university buildings in Gaza were razed to the ground and 16 damaged. The total damage is estimated at $21.1 million, according to the Palestinian National Early Recovery and Reconstruction Plan for Gaza.

For full article, visit http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article10428.shtml

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