Yes, it happened on Friday morning when a truce took hold with the exceptional efforts of Egypt between Hamas and Isreal. People in Gaza came out in the streets to celebrate the ceasefire after a horrible fight of forces for 11 long days. The tension on the Gaza strip has now ended.
The aftermath of the fight is the loss of 232 precious lives that includes 65 children. Israeli aerial bombardment destroyed thousands of houses and residential towers in Gaza. On the other side, there was 12 death including 2 children in Israel.
Israel’s ceasefire with Hamas is in effect, but Palestinians in occupied Gaza are wondering how to rebuild.
Israeli airstrikes killed at least 243 people and damaged essential water and power systems.
2,800+ homes were destroyed. One woman said: “For us, truce is destruction.” pic.twitter.com/ZbfU1LNIGE
— AJ+ (@ajplus) May 21, 2021
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, said that this truce will lead to an opportunity for progress for both regions.
The Israeli forces claim of killing hundreds of fighters in Hamas, destroying numerous tunnels used by Hamas forces, weapon production points, and homes of high-ranking army officials of Hamas.
According to the local news channels, people are now returning to their damaged houses who took shelter in school buildings and other places to save their lives from Israeli aerial bombardment. It is also mentioned that hundreds of houses have been completely destroyed and rebuilding new houses and towers is impossible during these tough times.