A health official in Gaza says civilian casualties have spiked since the Israeli ground campaign began. The official says at least 70 civilians have been killed in Gaza since Saturday. The latest reports say Israeli troops are dug in outside Gaza City. Only a few reporters are operating inside of Gaza and two of them join The Takeaway to give us the on-the-ground view of the troubles in Gaza. Rushdi AbuAlouf works for the BBC in Gaza and Taghreed el-Khodary is reporting for the New York Times.
To find out more about the increase in civilian injuries, read Taghreed el-Khodary's article in today's New York Times.
"You can hear people who lost their loved ones cursing Hamas for the first time."
— The New York Times' Taghreed el-Khodary on the rise in civilian casualties in Gaza