We’ve heard from a doctor in the south of Gaza about the impact the temporary ceasefire is having there.

Dr Ahmad Maghrabi, a plastic surgeon, told Radio 4’s Today programme that people “are more relaxed” since the fighting paused.

“They can walk freely, unlike before the ceasefire,” he said.

Maghrabi says his hospital has received more medical supplies since the ceasefire came into effect.

“I’m spending all my time inside the operative rooms. Every day I have 15 to 20 cases I’m doing. But I have seen some drugs arrive.

“We were lacking everything, but now they have brought surgical supplies, disposables, everything.”

He added that the two-day extension of the truce is “hope inside the dark”.

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