Gaza residents regrouping

Gaza residents say it will take a long time to rebuild their shattered homes and lives but they...

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Hundreds of homes were flattened by Israeli airstrikes during the conflict against Hamas which saw the deaths of more than a thousand people.

By midnight on Sunday the latest fragile ceasefire was still holding.

Some residents of the small town of <city w:st="on">Jabala near <place w:st="on"><city w:st="on">Gaza say they are angry at the destruction but will not let it break their spirit.

Others says their first priorities when the airstrikes began was to save their families.

On Monday night aid workers were continuing to help those that had lost their homes and handed over food parcels.