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Palestinians take to the streets to celebrate cease-fire with Israel

Suhaib Salem / Reuters

Palestinians celebrate a cease-fire with Israel on Nov. 21 in Gaza City.

By NBC News staff and wire reports:

Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire Wednesday, ending eight days of fighting that killed more than 140 Palestinians and five Israelis.

Hundreds took to the streets of Gaza City to celebrate the cease-fire, NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reported. Celebratory gun fire erupted across the city, whose streets gradually filled with crowds waving Palestinian flags. Ululating women leaned out of windows and fireworks lit up the sky. Full Story

Mohammed Salem / Reuters

Palestinians celebrate in Gaza City.

Bernat Armangue / AP

Palestinians celebrate the Israel-Hamas cease-fire in Gaza City.

Bernat Armangue / AP

Armed Palestinians celebrate the cease-fire.


Two sides exchange deadly airstrikes, rocket attacks.


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