Children in Gaza return to their homes

  • 19 August 2014
11-year-old Riyanne and her family show us their home in Gaza

Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas extended an agreement on Monday to stop fighting in Gaza for a further 24 hours as talks continue in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

It means life has become a little calmer in Gaza after severe fighting during the past two months.

Children and families there are returning to their homes, as a series of ceasefires between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas, have halted the violence for now.

But many are finding their houses completely destroyed.

In a special report for Newsround, 11 year-old Riyanne and her family showed the BBC's Yolande Knell, how the fighting has affected their home.

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