Some residents of Israel’s south slam the government over the ceasefire with Hamas, saying the operation in Gaza should have gone on.
“We feel like we’ve gone through it all for nothing,” a man tells Channel 12 news in an interview. “We had achievements thanks to the army, but there is no strategy. What kind of ceasefire is this?”
But there is also optimism. In Ashkelon, the city that was targeted by the most rockets, a man tells Channel 12 that he and his family of four kids have today gone outside their homes for the first time in 10 days.
He says the family had been too scared to leave the house even to throw out the trash, and expresses hope that normal life can now resume.