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Gaza under fire, testimonies from under the shelling

Gazans find themselves homeless with no safe place to go as Israel continues to pummel the coastal enclave with heavy artillery shells and airstrikes, razing neighborhoods to the ground and destroying the already poor infrastructure.
Palestinians take refuge at Gaza school

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip intensified Friday as the military operation entered its fifth day. Defenseless civilians in populated areas with already rundown infrastructure lacking most necessities of life continue to suffer under heavy bombing by Israel, particularly at night when the shelling is most intense.

The attacks continued on Saturday, including an airstrike that destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed the offices of several media outlets, among them Al Jazeera and the Associated Press. Tenants evacuated after receiving a warning just before the strike decimated the 12 floor building.

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