The video titled "Everyone Was Surprised: Palestinians in Gaza React to Conflict" shows the reactions of Gaza residents to the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas. The residents express shock and surprise at the intensity of the Hamas attack on Israeli soil, which led to retaliatory airstrikes by Israeli forces. The bombing was described as unlike anything they had experienced before, targeting trees, homes, and people. The residents also highlight the unprecedented nature of the attack, as it involved capturing an entire settlement, which was unexpected by both political and security experts. Despite being accustomed to the horrors and fear caused by previous conflicts, the residents express their distress and concern for the safety of their children. The ongoing attacks have forced tens of thousands of people to seek shelter in schools, and the death toll has exceeded 1,100 people.