Israel storms Gaza City neighbourhood, orders Palestinians to go south

Palestinians travel in a donkey-drawn cart as they flee their homes following an Israeli military operation in Shejaiya, amid Israel-Hamas conflict Thursday in Gaza City. (REUTERS/Dawoud Abu Alkas)

Israel stormed a neighborhood in Gaza City on Thursday, ordering Palestinians to move south as tanks rolled in and bombing the southern city of Rafah in what it says are the final stages of an operation against Hamas militants there.