Medics say more than 60 people have now died in the assault on the Shejaia neighbourhood in Gaza.
Some families rode on the back of donkey carts and piled into cars as they tried to escape the shelling. Seven people sat in the gaping digger of a giant bulldozer, slowly driving clear of the smoke and bloodshed.
The Israeli military said it had urged all the residents of Shejaia to quit the area two days ago, accusing Hamas militants of firing 140 rockets from the area since July 8 and of using civilians as human shields.
In between the bandages, I could see the soreness of Randa’s skin. Her eyes stare out at a world which has been brutal to her.
An Israeli student has started an online campaign in an attempt to encourage respect between Jews and Arabs.
A BBC Arabic reporter was set upon by an angry Israeli bystander in the middle of a live broadcast on the situation in Gaza.