gaza-kite-flying-kids.jpgThousands of Palestinian children gathered in the Gaza Strip to break the world record on the number of kites flown at the same time, in the same place.

Around 6,000 children from 119 schools in Gaza flew at least 3,000 kites simultaneously to earn the Guinness crown.

Thursday’s event was part of a UN initiative organised to restore hope and normality to the war-torn territory.

Al Jazeera’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports in this live video…

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