The Guardian, Tuesday 6 January 2009
".....We have lost our feeling of security. We expect a bomb to hit any time. If Egypt opened the crossing at Rafah hundreds of thousands would leave. They are scared.
In the hospitals it's chaos. I saw one woman crying, going from one bed to another. She didn't know if her son was dead or alive, he just disappeared and there are a lot of people like this. Everyone is looking for their relatives to kiss them goodbye......"