[Hamas] makes weapons there, has bunkers there and a lot of rockets are physically being launched from there. Nisman, whose younger brother is currently fighting in Gaza, said tanks likely shelled the streets of Shujaya to clear a path for soldiers on foot striking everything and everyone in their way. Its pitch black, he said. When you’re an 18-year-old kid from Nahariya, and you know there are snipers and things like that, when someone runs out into street, you get very nervous and you might shoot. I literally cant imagine a more difficult fighting area than Gaza on the planet. A Palestinian woman walks past the rubble of a residential building in Gaza City that was destroyed in an Israeli air strike onJuly 22. Photo byMohammed Salem/Reuters In some cases, a constant battering of artillery shells weakened family homes and caused them to collapse on residents inside. Al Sweity, the doctor at Al Awad Hospital in northern Gaza, said the influx of patients had skyrocketed from the combination of air and land warfare. The injuries now are mostly people who were crushed either hit directly by missiles, or their houses dropped on their heads, he said. Rarely you find one still alive under the house. The doctors voice was full of pain and panic as he described the hundreds of pregnant Palestinian women who had been delivering premature or aborted babies at Al Awad Hospital as a result of their injuries.
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Fear of making a high-profile mistake like that often hounded both Elizondo and Hall in the hours leading up to the start of World Cup matches they worked. Both men knew the many challenges of their job and the consequences of an ill-timed blunder. “Before any match, you always have these feelings of nervousness and anxiety,” Elizondo said. “Fear of making a mistake, fear of being misunderstood, and fear of failure. In my personal experience, I always faced a fear of making a mistake and had to work hard to cope with it.” Carolina Casares,Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! Hispanic Americas, contributed to this report. Jeff Eisenberg is the editor of The Dagger on Yahoo Sports.
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