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"You must listen": Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding

“I’m 16yrs old and have witnessed 3 wars, as I see, this is the hardest one.”

A PALESTINIAN TEENAGER in Gaza has been live-tweeting photos, audio recordings and video clips of an Israeli rocket attack.

The teenager, identifying herself as ‘Farah Baker’ and tweeting with the handle @Farah_Gazan, posted updates of flares and rockets landing in her area for hours last night.

At one point, she uploaded recordings of bombs exploding nearby and drones flying overhead, as well as video footage of flares lighting the night sky above:

Her distress and fears for her safety prompted a stream of concerned responses from social media users around the world:

Gaza Tweets

Earlier today, she tweeted this update about getting through the night’s barrage:

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