Gazans elated, Israel restrained over truce

Posted: November 23, 2012 at 5:45 a.m.

A Palestinian boy holding a toy rifle sits with members of the armed wing of Hamas on Thursday as they attend funerals in the Gaza Strip for five militants killed in an Israeli airstrike Wednesday.

Hamas leaders and thousands of flag-waving supporters declared victory over Israel on Gaza’s first day of calm under an Egyptian brokered truce Thursday as Israeli officials flew to Cairo for talks on easing a blockade on the battered Palestinian territory.

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