A Palestinian woman salvages what she can of her belongings from the rubble of her destroyed house hit by an Israeli strike in Beit Lahiya, the northern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
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Along with thousands of other residents, Marouf and his family fled Beit Lahiya – at Israel's urging – during fierce battles last week between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants.Israel said the brief truce was intended to allow some of the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced by an almost four-week-old war to go home.Others packed into grocery stores during the cease-fire, which Palestinians accused Israel of violating in a bomb attack they said killed an 8-year-old girl and wounded 29 other people in a Gaza refugee camp.
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