PHOTO GALLERY: Gaza's way of the ninja

A group of Palestinian youths have been receiving martial arts training at local clubs in Gaza for the past two years.

A Palestinian youth holds swords as he demonstrates his ninja-style skills for a photographer at the ruins of a house that was destroyed in the 2014 war (photo credit: REUTERS)
A Palestinian youth holds swords as he demonstrates his ninja-style skills for a photographer at the ruins of a house that was destroyed in the 2014 war
(photo credit: REUTERS)
A group of Palestinian youths, who have been receiving martial arts training at local clubs in Gaza for the past two years, decided to form a team to hold regular shows in the hope that the publicity generated will eventually lead to them being invited to participate in international contests.
A Reuters photographer captured the scene.
A Palestinian youth blows fire as he demonstrates his ninja-style skills for a photographer in front of the ruins of a building that was destroyed in the 2014 war. (Reuters)
A Palestinian youth jumps with a sword as he demonstrates his ninja-style skills for a photographer. (Reuters)
Palestinian youths fight with swords as they demonstrate their ninja-style skills for a photographer. (Reuters)
A Palestinian youth adjusts his face cover as he demonstrates his ninja-style skills. (Reuters)


Palestinian youths fight with swords as they demonstrate their ninja-style skills for a photographer. (Reuters)
A Palestinian youth adjusts the costume of a boy as they demonstrate their ninja-style skills. (Reuters)
A Palestinian youth and a boy jump as they demonstrate their ninja-style skills for a photographer at the ruins of a building that was destroyed in the 2014 war. (Reuters)
Palestinian youths and boys exercise their ninja-style skills for a photographer. (Reuters)
Palestinian youths jump as they demonstrate their ninja-style skills for a photographer in front of the ruins of buildings that were destroyed in the 2014 war. (Reuters)
Palestinian youths fight with swords as they demonstrate their ninja-style skills for a photographer in front of the ruins of buildings that were destroyed in the 2014 war. (Reuters)
A Palestinian youth jumps as he demonstrates his ninja-style skills for a photographer at the ruins of a building that was destroyed in the 2014 war. (Reuters)
Palestinian youths blow fire as they demonstrate their ninja-style skills for a photographer in front of the ruins of buildings that were destroyed in the 2014 war. (Reuters)
Palestinian youths and boys demonstrate their ninja-style skills for a photographer in front of the ruins of buildings that were destroyed in the 2014 war. (Reuters)