“Thank God it’s quiet right now – but this kind of silence make us very nervous,” he said as he pointed toward the lone kite in the air.
Monday was the deadliest day in almost four years in the Gaza Strip, with more than 60 Palestinians reportedly killed by Israeli fire at the border. But Tuesday was a lot calmer. Farmers were in their fields, students were in school, and restaurants and cafes were full of locals escaping the Middle Eastern sun. But for some, the fear remains.

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