Girls storm the boxing ring in Gaza gym
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The bell rings in a gloomy basement in the Gaza Strip and two teenage girls wearing headgear and gloves start circling each other in the ring. Family and friends cheer them on as they begin landing punches in the first female-only boxing tournament in the Palestinian enclave.
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