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School re-opens for children in Gaza

School re-opens for children in Gaza
A counsellor spoke to students at Jabalia Prep C Boys School in Jabalia on the first day back to school since the cease-fire with Israel. \n

Schools in Gaza were closed for over 20 days as fighting between Hamas and the Israeli army made school attendance too dangerous. On the first day back, area counsellors spent the day evaluating students and creating a light-hearted atmosphere for children to relax. (Getty Images)
School re-opens for children in Gaza
Students jostled to get onto a school bus on the first day back to school since the cease-fire. (Getty Images)
School re-opens for children in Gaza
Students at Jabalia Prep C Boys School participated in calisthenics on the first day back at school since the cease-fire. (Getty Images)
School re-opens for children in Gaza
Students at Jabalia Prep C Boys School participated in calisthenics on the first day back at school since the cease-fire. (Getty Images)
School re-opens for children in Gaza
Students at Jabalia Prep C Boys School participated in calisthenics on the first day back at school since the cease-fire. (Getty Images)
School re-opens for children in Gaza
Students at Jabalia Prep C Boys School run down a stairwell on their first day back at school since the cease-fire. Getty Images)
School re-opens for children in Gaza
Palestinian school children attended a lesson in a tent in the yard of their school, which was destroyed in an Israeli missile strike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. \n

US peace envoy George Mitchell will find a region in disarray when he arrives this week to try to cement a fragile ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants. (Getty Images)
School re-opens for children in Gaza
Palestinian school children attended lessons in tents in the yard of their school, which was destroyed in an Israeli missile strike. (Getty Images)
School re-opens for children in Gaza
Palestinian schoolchildren queued up before attending classes inside tents in the yard of their school. (Getty Images)