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Saturday, 31 July 2021

Palestinian barber sets up hair salon on ruins of his old business, destroyed by airstrikes

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Palestinian barber sets up hair salon on ruins of his old business, destroyed by airstrikes
Palestinian barber sets up hair salon on ruins of his old business, destroyed by airstrikes

This heartwarming clip shows a barber setting up an improvised hair salon on the rubbles of Gaza.

Mohammed El-Sayed, 35, lost his business during the recent Israeli airstrikes.

This heartwarming clip shows a barber setting up an improvised hair salon on the rubbles of Gaza.

Mohammed El-Sayed, 35, lost his business during the recent Israeli airstrikes.

His barbershop was housed in a 14-year building that was bombarded.

El-Sayed hasn't lost hope, despite the violence that has left at least 58,000 Palestinians homeless, according to the UN.

He decided to re-open his business in the same area, on its rubbles.

He said: "My customers phoned me many times to reopen the barbershop here on the rubbles.

So I decided to bring my mirror and my equipment since all my customers are from this neighborhood".

In the clip, El-Sayed cuts a boy's hair.

The child looks very happy about his new look and his curious friends attend the scene.