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With truce holding, children in Gaza return to school for the first time since fierce fighting began

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Palestinian schoolchildren walk through debris past a damaged school in Gaza City on Nov. 24, 2012. The school was damaged in an Israeli strike that targeted a nearby building.

Reuters reports: Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children headed back to school for the first time Saturday in 10 days, in another indication normal life was returning after cross-border violence in which 166 Palestinians and six Israelis were killed. Full Story

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Palestinian school girls inspect their school, which witnesses said was damaged in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City on Nov. 24.

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Palestinian schoolboys look through a hole at their damaged school, run by the United Nations, in Gaza City, on Nov. 24.

Bernat Armangue / AP

Israel's military said it had accomplished its objectives while Hamas claimed victory after the two sides exchanged deadly airstrikes and rocket attacks for over a week.

 

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