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Gaza truce holds, officials travel to Cairo for talks

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A 72-hour truce took root Tuesday in Gaza, as Israeli and Palestinian delegations travelled to Cairo to try to extend the ceasefire and families picked through the debris of war. 

A Palestinian man inspects a damaged apartment block in the northern Gaza Strip on August 5, 2014

The guns fell silent after 29 days of fighting, bringing relief to millions as both sides counted the cost from a conflict that killed 1,875 Palestinians and 67 people in Israel.

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