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On The Ground In Gaza

Palestinian relatives of Hasan Baker, 60-years-old, grieve during his funeral in Gaza City, on July 22, 2014. A series of Israeli air strikes early killed seven people in Gaza, including five members of the same family, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinian relatives of Hasan Baker, 60-years-old, grieve during his funeral in Gaza City, on July 22, 2014. A series of Israeli air strikes early killed seven people in Gaza, including five members of the same family, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo, hoping to broker a peace deal between Israel and Hamas. Meanwhile, Israel’s ground offensive into Gaza continues, and has resulted in a mounting Palestinian death toll and the capture of an Israeli soldier.

NPR’s Emily Harris joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson from Gaza to discuss what people are thinking, and the fighting both in the tunnels and above ground.

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