As the conflict between Israeli forces and Hamas crosses the three-week mark, the situation in the Gaza Strip is turning extremely bleak, with death tolls rapidly rising and whole neighborhoods getting completely destroyed.
An attack on a power plant early Tuesday left much of Gaza without electricity.
The power plant in middle of Gaza Strip hit by Israeli air strike. Gaza is without electricity now. pic.twitter.com/xH47wtbl2J
— Sudarsan Raghavan (@africawriter) July 29, 2014
Bombing overnight and during the day Tuesday killed as many as 100 Palestinians.
— Nicole Johnston (@nicolealjazeera) July 29, 2014
More than 1,100 Palestinians are dead, about 70 percent of them civilians.
More than 200 children have been killed.
— Rachel (@racybearhold) July 29, 2014
53 Israeli soldiers have been killed.
A hospital, a U.N. shelter and a refugee camp were attacked. Both Israeli forces and Hamas are blaming each other.
Areas close to where international journalists are staying were bombed.
— Nick Schifrin (@nickschifrin) July 29, 2014
A mosque was struck.
Al-Amin mosque in Gaza City is one of four mosques bombed last night by Israeli military pic.twitter.com/yO1bH5CknB
— Sharif Kouddous (@sharifkouddous) July 29, 2014
Rockets were launched into Tel Aviv, sending Israelis running into their shelters, some in the middle of the night.