Middle East Amid cease-fire, Gaza residents head home to find widespread destruction

In the city of Beit Hanoun, near the border with Israel, house after house was flattened, reduced to piles of rubble, or an empty shell. For one resident, it was a call to resistance.

By , Correspondent

Lefteris Pitarakis/AP

Palestinians in Gaza rushed to check on their homes and families today as a temporary humanitarian pause in the fighting allowed them access to areas that had been the scene of intense attacks until this morning.