Transcript for Conflict ramps up between Israel and Palestine
striking gaza from the air. Targeting strikes leveling buildings. And hamas firing more than 1,700 one setting an apartment building near tel aviv on fire. ABC's Matt Gutman in tel aviv again tonight and the moment he witnessed families racing into shelters. Reporter: Tonight, the Israeli military sending ground troops into gaza, pounding alleged targets with artillery. Fireballs from those airstrikes lighting up the night sky. Palestinian health officials saying at least 103 killed, since the fighting began, including over two dozen women and children. Nearly 600 wounded. In gaza, the sabah family saying they got a call yesterday from the Israeli military, informing them their neighborhood was about to be bombed and they only had five minutes to leave their home. Civilians on both sides bearing the brunt. Eight Israelis killed by rocket fire so far. Over 150 wounded. Hamas continuing to rain rockets on the tel aviv metro area, sending millions racing for cover. Some freezing in fear. One of those rockets packed with 100-pound warhead, hitting this tel aviv suburb. That single rocket blast incinerated the cars below me, and just the shockwaves themselves punched a hole through this apartment building and everywhere you look, you can see shrapnel, but miraculously, nobody here was killed. Inside that building, residents climbing the smoke-blackened stairwell to pick through their belongings. And as we were reporting -- as we are speaking, we hear one of the sirens going off. It's a code red. Everybody is about to run for cover, as we will. With sirens blaring, those residents scrambling out, some crying as they entered that shelter. You can hear those rockets pounding right now. You can hear the booms. All of us are squeezing into this bomb shelter right now. The shelter stifles, about 30 people inside, some of them unable to control the tears. David, just minutes ago, Israel's prime minister releasing a statement saying, in part, that this operation intends to exact a very heavy price from hamas, end quote. He offered no timeline for when this first ground incushion into gaza in seven years might come to an end. David? Matt Gutman, that code red you witnessed illustrating the devastation on both sides. Thank you, Matt. Back here at home this evening and the new arrest in
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