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Doctors Struggle To Get Into Gaza

Volunteers at the Egypt-Gaza border at Rafah transfer medical supplies from an Egyptian truck to a Palestinian truck for delivery into Gaza.
Peter Kenyon/NPR
Volunteers at the Egypt-Gaza border at Rafah transfer medical supplies from an Egyptian truck to a Palestinian truck for delivery into Gaza.

Relief supplies are stacking up in Rafah on Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip. But only a trickle of humanitarian and medical aid is getting in so far. Also stranded are some Palestinians eager to return home despite the carnage caused by nine days of Israel's military offensive into the region.

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Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.