An Israeli Missile Collapsed the Top Two Floors of This Apartment Building

Alex Marquardt is outside the building in Gaza where much of the street is covered in debris.
1:10 | 07/10/14

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This is a street in Gaza should run to one neighborhood a senior that is becoming increasingly common. As Israel escalates its airstrikes a pile of debris here cinder blocks various household items with sheets and blankets. The residents here tell us that around 2 AM. The Israelis fired a small rocket at the home. What they say is a Hamas leader involved in the rocket program. That's called a roof knocking operation it serves as a warning that was quickly followed as you can see -- three. Much bigger rocket that took off much -- the side of the building. Collapsing the top two floors. The force of those blasts so strong that if you look across the street. You can see the balconies of their metal railing that have been twisted. Holes -- into the side of the building pock marks. From all the shrapnel but because of that initial warning rocket the street was evacuated. No one was herder -- Alex Marquardt ABC news in the Gaza Strip.

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