Watch: The aftermath of Israel’s bombardment in Gaza

July 21, 2014
Shijaiyah, a densely packed residential area in Gaza, bore the brunt of Israeli attacks on Sunday. (Bashar Taleb/Facebook)


Ninety-five Palestinians and 15 Israelis were killed in Shijaiyah Sunday, making it one of the deadliest days in the two-week old Israeli offensive.

This video was taken Sunday after much of the heavy bombardment had taken place. Burning cars and destroyed buildings cover the mostly-empty streets of the Gaza City neighborhood.

More images of the aftermath:

A Palestinian man sits outside his house in the Shajaiyah neighborhood, which was heavily shelled by Israel.

(Mohammed Salem/Reuters)

A Palestinian salvages a mattress from the remains of a house.

Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

A Palestinian man inspects a house which police said was damaged in an Israeli air strike in southern Gaza Strip.

Suhaib Salem/Reuters


Palestinian psychiatrist Mahmoud Shiam, 60, looks at the damage to his family home.

(Lefteris Pitarakis/AP)



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Swati Sharma is a digital editor for World and National Security and previously worked at the Boston Globe.
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