For the first time in years, Gazans enjoy clean seawater | Pics
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For the first time in years, Gazans enjoyed clean seawater.
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The water looks crystal blue, with no trace of sewage.
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The yellow sand is clean and the smell in the air is salty and pleasant, giving beachgoers in Gaza their first experience in years of clean and safe beaches.
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Untreated sewage has flowed directly into the waters off Gaza for years.
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This has caused an environmental disaster.
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It ruined one of the few affordable opportunities for swimming available to people locked into the narrow coastal strip.