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Eyewitness: Ellen Siegel recalls the horror of Sabra and Shatila massacre

"They started to massacre people. But in the most horrendous way, with axes and knives."

Ellen Siegel, a Jewish-American nurse, volunteered her services at the Gaza Hospital in Sabra Camp in Beirut in 1982.

She shares with MEE her testimony of how the massacre unfolded when Lebanese Phalangist militia members killed thousands of Palestinians and Lebanese civilians in refugee camps as the Israeli army stood by.