Or 15,000, as the case may be.
Yes, the United Nations Refugee and Works Agency is at it again, this time trying orchestrating the theft (I jest!) of the Guiness record on kite-flying of some sort. Added to their engineered records on hand-painting, soccer playing and parachute playing, I wouldn't be surprised to see the Hamas flag on the cover of the next Guiness book...
REFILE - UPDATING CAPTION Palestinian children fly kites on the beach of the northern Gaza Strip during a summer camp organized by the United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA) July 28, 2011. Some 15,000 children flew kites over the Gaza Strip on Thursday, claiming a new world record for most kites flown simultaneously and raising cheers in the Palestinian enclave that is more used to poverty and conflict. REUTERS/ Mohammed Salem (GAZA)
PS: Here's to the new poverty in Gaza, because it sure looks downright cozy.