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Palestinian Teenager Farah Gazan Is Live Tweeting From Gaza (PICTURES)

30/07/2014 14:30 | Updated 30 July 2014

A teenage girl claiming to live in Gaza is live tweeting the bombardment of her city by Israeli troops.

Her Twitter account identifies her as Farah Gazan, a 16-year-old apparently relaying the heart-breaking destruction of her neighbourhood, 140 characters a time.

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Farah Gazan is live tweeting the bombardment of Gaza

Farah tweeted images and footage of the attacks, writing: “This is in my area. I can’t stop crying. I might die tonight.”

The account, set up on 13 July and now boasting more than 80,000 followers, is not geo-tagged but has won attention from news outlets around the world, including the BBC and the Los Angeles Times.

Farah has also appeared in a live interview televised by NBC News.

Here is her story, as told in her own words:

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