During the war Conflict in the Gaza Strip Increasingly, Greeks continue to arrive at Athens and Thessaloniki airports Israel.
They were mainly women and young children who managed to escape the horrors of war.
On the ERT camera, they describe life in the dorms, the incessant sirens and their children’s classmates who lost their lives.
«There are 30 children in the boy’s class, 15 as we speak today»
Children in Israel They are the worst victims of war. Magis Levy spoke about the fate of her children’s classmates. The man returned to Greece with his family, “There are children we will never see again. There are 30 children in the boy’s class, 15 as we speak today».
«Grandparents, children… they kill everything in sight»
«Grandparents, children, killing everything in sight. It’s unbelievable“A young man returning from Israel says, a woman reports”The sound of the rocket is still in our ears».
The words of a woman who returned safely to the country are shocking. “Now that we were at the airport to pick up our tickets, we could hear the rockets overhead and say, “Now they’re coming, now they’re coming.”».
They stayed for days in a narrow shelter with rockets whistling overhead. Desi Varsam arrived at Macedonia Airport with her three children and spent three days and nights in a shelter to fend for themselves. “The eldest is four years old, so he still does not understand what is happening. Every time the siren went off we thought it was an ambulance and we kept saying it».
«I leave to defend my homeland»
Others escape death’s lurking place. But others struggle to get there.
like a Israeli He is married to a Greek woman, has two children, and goes to his second homeland to be tested, as he says. “I’m not going to fight there. I’m going to defend my country, I’m going to do something that people need to understand. I don’t teach my kids that we don’t want to fight, we need war».
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