As Gaza's hospitals fill up with civilians - many of them children - injured in Israeli rocket attacks, many families who have escaped strikes are still gathering there in the hope they can escape further attacks.
ITV News Middle East Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports from Gaza.
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It's been an emotionally exhausting day in Israel and Gaza as hopes for peace were raised then dashed then raised then dashed again.
In the court of international opinion, this is how Israel wins a battle and still manages to lose the war.
Until the Israelis and the Palestinians find a way of resolving the underlining conflict this will not be more than a pause.