1. Israeli forces moved deep into eastern Gaza Sunday, bringing the Shujayeh neighborhood into the line of fire. Huge plumes of black smoke could be seen over the neighborhood, as blasts of tank shelling were heard every few seconds.
2. Israel’s military described an “underground city” in Shujayeh, made up of a labyrinth of tunnels in which Hamas fighters engaged Israeli soldiers in fire fights.
3. Thousands who fled Shujayeh described a scene of devastation. “Bodies were on the street, body parts everywhere. We couldn’t help them, we had to leave,” said Ahmed Marwad, 41-year-old father of five who fled with his children and his niece.
Buzzfeed couldn’t independently verify the authenticity of a video posted online, which shows horrific scenes of bodies lying in the streets of Shujayeh.