PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Gaza's normally bustling streets turn eerily empty as residents flee bombings Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/388045/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend In Gaza, the fighting and the civilian population are so tightly packed together that watermelon fields also serve as launching areas for rockets into Israel. And as bombs continue to fall, the streets have turned empty.