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Surrounded by the rubble of a deadly war with Israel, Gazans marked a somber Eid al-Adha festival Saturday with prayers and visits to the graves of relatives.The seven-week war that ended with a truce on Aug. 26 killed nearly 2,200 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 73 on the Israeli side, most of whom were soldiers.Flanking Israel and Egypt, the Gaza Strip is home to 1.7 million Palestinians who live in just 362 square kilometers, making it one of the most densely populated territories on the planet.Some of the Palestinian factions in the Strip have also distributed meat to the homeless and to families who lost a loved one in the war, he added.
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