Gaza: A region destroyed by conflict

Published: Aug 08 2014 11:59:04 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 07 2014 03:56:41 PM EDT

After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting last summer, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire. Take a look at images of the Gaza Strip, a region devastated by conflict.

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After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas agreed to an open-ended ceasefire. The two sides announced that the truce does not deal with the long-standing issues of the conflict, but stops the immediate fighting, which has already killed around 2,200 people, mostly Palestinians.

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