06/09/2010 06:45 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Gaza: A Look At Life Behind The Israeli Blockade (VIDEO)

As Israel continues to grapple with the international uproar over its flotilla raid, NBC decided to cover a different side of the story by taking a rare insider's look into daily life in the Gaza Strip.

Shots of secret tunnels used to smuggle animals and other items across the border from Egypt, and street children scrambling for pebbles with the intention of grinding them into cement (which remains banned by Israeli forces), are among some of the more disturbing images seen in the broadcast.

Watch the report below:

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