Air strikes and lentil soup: life grinds on in wartime Gaza

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By Fadi Shana and Bassam Masoud GAZA (Reuters) – Children poke at rubble with their feet after an air strike and pick up household items from the debris. Families queue for sacks of flour distributed by U.N. workers. Volunteers cook lentil soup to warm up displaced people drenched by rain. Life was grinding on across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, in the seventh week of the war between Israel and Hamas, with a new normal defined by destruction, displacement and the daily hardship of looking for food and trying to stay dry. In Khan Younis, the town in southern Gaza where hundreds of thousands of re…

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