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PIX: Horror in Hamas, India's Covid pandemic and more

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Last updated on: May 17, 2021 11:20 IST
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Here are 10 images that encapsulate all that happened in the week week that was.

Smoke and flames rise from a tower building as it is destroyed by Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza City. Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters
 

Streaks of light are seen as Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system intercept rockets launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, as seen from Ashkelon, Israel. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

Family members of Vijay Raju, who died due to the coronavirus disease mourn before his cremation at a crematorium ground in Giddenahalli village on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India. Photograph: Samuel Rajkumar/Reuters

Flowers are left on a three-metre minke whale calf after it was put down on the banks of the River Thames in London, Britain. Photograph: Tom Nicholson/Reuters

Russian service members march during a military parade on Victory Day, which marks the 76th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Patients receive treatment inside a COVID-19 ward of a government-run hospital, amidst the pandemic, in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh, India. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Indonesian Muslims attend a mass prayer session at Gunung Labu field as Mount Kerinci Volcano is seen in the background during Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in West Kayu Aro, Kerinci, Jambi province, Indonesia. Photograph: Antara Foto/Wahdi Septiawan/Reuters

A Palestinian boy pulls a cart carrying his brother and their belongings as they flee their home during Israeli air and artillery strikes, near the site of a tower building destroyed in earlier strikes in Gaza City. Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters

US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris laugh as they leave after speaking about the coronavirus disease response and the vaccination program from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, US. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

People apply cow dung on their bodies during "cow dung therapy" believing it will boost their immunity to defend against the coronavirus disease at the Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vishwavidya Pratishthanam Gaushala on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters
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