Mercy Mission in Gaza Under Fire

ABC News' Alex Marquardt joins Red Cross convoy returning to heavily damaged neighborhood to tend to wounded and retrieve dead amid fighting.
3:18 | 07/23/14

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This convoy of emergency vehicles led by the Red Cross is about to head into one of the neighborhoods hardest hit by Israel's ground incursion they're gonna try to evacuate the wounded they've told Israel's military they're going in but they've gotten no assurances. But Israel's gonna stop firing. Getting into this neighborhood Sanjaya is now a bit more complicated it seemed -- -- -- the second way in the first one. Was was blocked we think we're following close behind -- Red Cross convoy. The convoy is making slow progress having trouble getting into the neighborhood which had been deserted as you can see large crowds now. Using the convoys covers to try to go back home. And maybe to their -- loved ones. -- -- -- Yeah yeah. These rescue workers going down the banging on doors calling out further wounded clearing one house and then moving on to the next. And I. There's so much destruction of this neighborhood so many downed trees cable lines destroyed building. It beheaded his convoy -- -- bulldozer it is paving the way. For the rest of the convoy to be able to get through. Attention is clearly very high this convoys -- -- stay still because there's so much destruction that were having a tough time getting through. And this beer now. Is that we're getting to the front line where the militants are fighting against Israeli forces. Think you're very. It is yeah. The initial fear that this convoy that run it. It's just fighting -- that front line just happened. Just moments ago there was heavy machine gunfire writer on area where we were hard to sell to a shooting where there was incoming outgoing. But we decide to get out of there and now many others are trying to get out neighborhood as well.

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