As intense Israeli bombardments shook his neighbourhood near Gaza City’s Al-Shifa hospital, Palestinian journalist Rami Abujamus fled his home with his wife and four-year-old son over the weekend. They were part of a small group of neighbours, waving white flags, as they made a dangerous escape, which Abujamus filmed on his mobile phone, providing rare footage of the toll of the war on human lives. (Warning: Viewer discretion advised, some images may be disturbing.)
Following a night of intense Israeli strikes that shook his home near Gaza City’s Al-Shifa hospital, Palestinian journalist Rami Abujamus and his neighbours received an evacuation order from the Israeli army, telling them to wave white flags during their flight.
Israel says it is not targeting civilians and has issued evacuations orders for residents of northern Gaza to head to the southern districts.
But Abujamus’s flight, with his wife and four-year-old son, provides a harrowing account of the situation inside the besieged Palestinian enclave after more than a month of intense Israeli bombardments.
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