To her folks she turned into a cherished daughter who died lawful just a few hundred meters from her home in Khan Younis, discontinuance to the fence that separates Gaza from Israel.
The surrounding streets and lampposts within the period in-between are embellished with their daughter's smiling image.
Her father, Ashraf al-Najjar, takes CNN up three flights of stairs and into their rental. The leisure of the family, their puny home now crammed with mourners, take a seat in disbelief.
Razan's mom, Sabreen, dressed fully in black, clutches her daughter's blood-soaked scientific vest.
She tells us Razan had been volunteering since the beginning of the protests, working without pay.
"I turned into afraid for her, but Razan instructed us she wasn't afraid, she felt obliged to abet and turned into clearly wearing a scientific vest," she says.
Sabreen says her daughter "may perchance perchance perchance perchance moreover just enjoy been puny, but she turned into solid, and her only weapon turned into her scientific vest."
Ashraf sits alongside his wife in a silent train of denial, every so in most cases nodding in agreement.
It is a vest Razan thought would supply protection to her.
"I am correct by my vest," she would repeat her mom and father earlier than heading out to abet, "God is with me, I am no longer afraid."
She is the second scientific employee to die. Greater than 200 others enjoy been injured, in step with the Palestinian Successfully being Ministry.
The Israeli navy says it's a ways investigating her death, adding, "the IDF continually works to plot operational lessons and lower the series of casualties within the home of the Gaza Strip safety fence."
"I desire justice for Razan," Sabreen says as she pulls a wad of scientific gauze from the pocket of her daughter's vest.
"Right here is her weapon! I desire the sphere to know right here's the weapon of Razan al-Najjar --- and is this the ID of a terrorist?" she asks rhetorically, retaining up her daughter's scientific ID that she turned into wearing on the time of her death.
In Gaza City's blazing midday solar a team of scientific volunteers gathered exterior a United Nations place of job Sunday in assert of what they are saying is the focused on of medics by the Israeli navy. The IDF denies it targets scientific group.
At the gathering CNN spoke to Rami Abu Jazzar, who turned into volunteering alongside Razan al-Najjar on Friday. He says he too turned into shot that day, within the left knee, and is right here on crutches. He says or no longer it may perchance well perchance perchance perchance be well-known the sphere knows what took put.
Jazzar says Friday turned into relish every a mode of day as he, Razan and the team of scientific volunteers from the Palestinian Scientific Reduction Society gathered to are inclined to wounded protesters.
He says Razan arrived early that day.
"When she arrived on Friday she instructed her associates, 'I relish working right here with each person.' She smiled all day, it turned into a fabulous day working along with her."
Cell phone video filmed by the volunteers and shared with CNN reveals the medics, including Razan, slowly transferring forward, their scientific ID badges displayed and their hands within the air.
They repeat us this video turned into filmed 10 minutes earlier than Razan turned into shot.
"Folks enjoy been struggling from the [tear] fuel," Jazzar explains. "A man turned into profitable discontinuance to the fence and turned into calling out, 'Near abet me, abet me'. He turned into discontinuance to the fence. Razan went to abet him."
That is when she turned into shot, he says.
But any other volunteer working that day tells us she observed the sniper and warned the others to examine out.
"Some folks on social media squawk Razan turned into shot by a woman sniper. She turned into no longer. I observed the sniper -- it turned into a person," Rasha Qudeih tells us.
Razan's associates and fellow scientific volunteers squawk they'll undergo in mind her for her bravery, and can just bigger than ever continue their work.
Correction: A earlier version of this narrative misattributed a quote about particulars referring to Razan al-Najjar's death. It turned into Rami Abu Jazzar who described the circumstances beneath which she turned into killed.