Thousands of Palestinians Friday overnight erupted into whistles and cheers in the occupied territories as the ceasefire that ended the heaviest Israeli onslaught on Gaza since 2014 came into effect.
Watch | Dozens of vehicles march in #Jerusalem in celebration of the victory of the Palestinian resistance during the recent Israeli aggression on #Gaza. The vehicles are attacked with stun grenades by the Israeli occupation forces at some point of the march. pic.twitter.com/3biNfmEUfs
— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) May 21, 2021
Gazans took to the streets across the besieged enclave to celebrate the Egyptian-mediated ceasefire that came into effect at 2:00 AM on Friday morning, waving Palestine flags and flashing the V sign for victory.
— Farah Baker (@Farah_Gazan) May 21, 2021
People gathered on the streets and beside the rubbles of the buildings flattened by Israeli bombardment across the strip as celebratory gunfire could be heard.
— Anjum Amara / انجم عماره 🇵🇸 (@Bint_e_Sadiq) May 21, 2021
Palestinians also took to the streets in several West Bank cities, including Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah and Hebron (Al-Khalil), cheering ‘God is Great’ as fireworks lit up the sky to mark the end of the 11-day Israeli onslaught on the war-torn enclave.
#BreakingNews | Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians rush to the streets of cities and towns throughout #Palestine in celebration of the 'victory of the resistance'. #Gaza #Palestine pic.twitter.com/qalLV2XYtg
— Wafa A Al-Udaini (@wafa_Gaza) May 21, 2021
Israel’s bombardment of Gaza killed 232 Palestinians, including 65 children, and wounded over 1,700 others as it brought widespread devastation to the already impoverished strip.
(WAFA, PC, Social Media)