Kim Sengupta

Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.

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A Palestinian in Rafah after it was attacked yesterday

Israel-Gaza conflict: At least 100 dead in 24 hours in Rafah

Israeli military react to apparent capture of one of their soldiers before declaring him killed in battle
A Red Crescent ambulance driver points at a burning building in Rafah

Gaza conflict: ‘They treat us like the enemy’ – the ambulance drivers on the front line

During a rare moment of calm, the emergency workers of Gaza tell Kim Sengupta of the horrors and dangers they face

Damage inside a classroom caused by Israeli shelling of the Abu Hussein UN school

Israel-Gaza conflict: UN accuses Israel of possible war crime after shelling of Gaza schools kills 19

But Israelis insist they have photographic proof that Hamas is storing weapons in civilian areas

Smoke rises from Tuffah neighbourhood after Israeli air strikes in the east of Gaza City. Relentless bombardment has crippled the city’s infrastructure

Israel-Gaza conflict: At least 100 Palestinians killed and only power station shut down in heaviest day of bombardment yet

Collapsing infrastructure makes normal life impossible. Hopes of a ceasefire prove short-lived. Both sides promise further death and destruction. And the worst thing is a ghastly sense of familiarity...

Mourners at Shifa Hospital: ‘Do the Israelis want to kill all our children?’ one woman asked

Israel-Gaza conflict: The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The missiles were tragically real

Ten additions to the toll of young victims on day that nine Israelis also killed

Displaced Palestinian children stand on the stairs of St Porphyrios Greek Orthodox church in Gaza City

Israel-Gaza conflict: Greek Orthodox church of St Porphyrios becomes a small refuge in the heart of Gaza’s bloodletting

Desperate Palestinians have sought shelter in a local church

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Israel-Gaza conflict: After the shelling stopped, Gazans search for their dead and injured

The people of Shujaiya, Gaza, used the Israeli ceasefire to scour the rubble for bodies and stock up on essentials. Kim Sengupta joined them
A father cries over the body of his son who died when the UN school for refugees in Beit Hanoun was attacked

Israel-Gaza conflict: Civilian casualties in Gaza tell stories of death and heartbreak

The latest Israeli offensive saw troops crossing the border, supported by tanks, Apache helicopter-gunships and warplanes

Palestinian men remove goods from the rubble of a destroyed store located on the ground floor of a building hit by an Israeli air strike

Israel-Gaza conflict: Families search for a place of safety from the violence, but the frontline is everywhere in Gaza

The Shamali family has been subjected to military strikes three times, in different locations, on three consecutive days

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