Inside Gaza: Reporter's Diary

Inside Gaza: Reporter's Diary
The conflict in Gaza has only intensified the demand for Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip as the first, minimum condition to end the war. More than 1,500 people have died in the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas. (WARNING: The information being sent by our reporters from Gaza includes graphic photos from the war)
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NDTV's Hamas Exclusive Is An International Headline

Sreenivasan Jain and his crew filmed from their hotel room as three men set up a tent in a piece of land next door, journeyed in and out of it carrying wires, and then covered it up before leaving the site. The next morning, just minutes before a 72-hour ceasefire began, the NDTV crew filmed the smoky aftermath of a rocket fired from that same location. 

Aug 05, 2014 16:14 (IST)
Boats out and children playing on the Gaza beach after the ceasefire.
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Aftermath of Hamas rocket fired from the vicinity of NDTV crew.
Aug 05, 2014 10:44 (IST)
Hamas fires 30 rockets eight minutes before ceasefire.
Aug 05, 2014 02:21 (IST)
The Israel cabinet has approved a short-term ceasefire without conditions. 
Aug 04, 2014 13:20 (IST)
NDTV Reports on the Carnage in Rafah in Gaza
As the war in Gaza takes on a new intensity, NDTV is the only TV crew to travel to Rafah in South Gaza, where the fighting has been most fierce.
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NDTV reaches Rafah in South Gaza, where the conflict is most intense. As we headed there, we saw ghost towns and a long empty road which had seen heavy bombardment from the east. Here's a reporter's diary
Aug 03, 2014 19:31 (IST)
Just visited the European hospital mortuary in Rafah (where the main operations are ongoing). Four bodies have come in today from Rafah and two from Khuza (which was attacked earlier in the week).



WARNING: The information being sent by our reporters from Gaza includes graphic photos from the war
Aug 03, 2014 17:13 (IST)


This morning, we visited Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. The first sight on entering the town was the funeral of a young child. At the hospital, incoming ambulances -- carrying the wounded - were being turned back as there was no more capacity. People hurried in and out, barely noticing small pools of blood on the ground.

We came here to find evidence of a massacre in the border town of Rafah. Israel had pounded Rafah claiming that a soldier had been kidnapped. But despite Israel declaring yesterday that the soldier has been killed and PM Netanyahu announcing a partial rollback of the offensive, Rafah is still under heavy attack and Khan Younis is unable to keep pace with the rush of bodies.
Aug 03, 2014 16:02 (IST)
We visited south Gaza to find evidence of the massacre in the border town of Rafah. Israel had pounded this on the day of the ceasefire claiming that a soldier had been kidnapped. Between 50 to 70 people had been killed. But despite Israel declaring on Saturday that the soldier has been killed and despite Prime Minister Netanyahu announcing a partial rollback of the offensive, Rafah is still under heavy attack.

We have come to Khan Younis Hospital which is the nearest safe zone where the injured and many of the dead are being brought even as we speak.

Aug 03, 2014 13:40 (IST)
Al Zafer office complex in Gaza city being hit right now. We are at the spot. The building is abandoned as it has been targeted since the beginning of the war. Unclear why its being targeted again.
Aug 03, 2014 12:45 (IST)
A day ago, the Israel Defence Forces tweeted that they are pulling out of areas in north Gaza which have come under heavy shelling - Beit Lahiya and Al Attatra -- and those who have fled can return home. But they warned locals to look out for 'Hamas explosives'.

We drove up there in the evening. These are somewhat poorer adjuncts of Gaza City, along a low hill. The areas were ghostly, completely deserted as if under curfew. No one, it seems, wanted to take a chance based on an IDF tweet. Mutual suspicion runs deep. 
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NDTV just visited Gaza's largest mosque, which has now been reduced to a rubble after repeated strikes by F-16s






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Huge smoke plumes from the east of Gaza
Aug 02, 2014 14:59 (IST)
Israel claims they hit a weapons development centre at Islamic University
Aug 02, 2014 14:09 (IST)
Gaza's Islamic University hit by airstrikes early this morning was established in 1978. It was also attacked by the Israelis in 2008.



Aug 02, 2014 12:53 (IST)
Upto 50 killed from midnight to now. While 1640 people have been killed since the war began, 8750 people have been injured.
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Aug 01, 2014 17:32 (IST)
Shot of shelling in Gaza taken from a phone


Aug 01, 2014 15:34 (IST)
A house in Gaza city's Karama neighbourhood that was attacked at around 4 pm yesterday. No one was injured in the attack.


Aug 01, 2014 12:36 (IST)
Reporter's Diary: We Flung Ourselves Down, Then Inched to the Window
We met our guide and translator, a young woman called Najjam, outside the apartment block where we will be staying for our time in Gaza. It's near the beach, like most of the other hotels where the foreign press pack is camping out.
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In Gaza, Finally

The last stretch of the road to Gaza from Israel is lined with wilted sunflower fields. The flower's stand tall and muddy drooping towards the ground as a grim reminder of what lies ahead.

We were driven to the Erez checkpoint by a Danish journalist friend based in Jerusalem. On way we stopped at the town of Sderot which is the last Israeli settlement close to the border from where one can see the Gaza skyline.

On a small hillock we found TV crews filming and two sofas - which had been used by the locals to watch the Gaza skyline being bombed.

At the Erez checkpoint we are made to sign a declaration which indemnifies IDF from any responsibility. After a security check - we walked down a 2 km long iron grilled corridor to reach the bus which will take us in. The journalists coming back from Gaza all look relieved and shout 'be safe' as we pass.

The bus is run by a travel company Sweety Travels who used to charge about 15$ until last week - the escalation of the conflict has meant double charges this week.

The sound of explosions is all around us as we wait for the bus to start.
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The town of Sderot closest Israeli settlement to Gaza - it is almost a ghost town now


Jul 31, 2014 13:50 (IST)
An Israeli army camp near the Gaza border


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A field of wilted sunflowers as we head towards Gaza


Jul 31, 2014 13:48 (IST)
The Shadow of India, Over all Sides of Gaza Conflict
The Shadow of India, Over all Sides of Gaza Conflict
Jul 31, 2014 13:47 (IST)
Reporter's Diary On The Gaza Conflict
More than 100 killed in the past 24 hours, reports Sreenivasan Jain.
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