Anderson Cooper's been reporting live from Gaza's front line for days now, but last night, he may have gotten more than he bargained for.

 
In the middle of a live report, Cooper was thrown forward by a bomb that exploded near his camera setup. 
 
A flash was seen almost a second before a booming rumble sent Cooper flying forward. Then, a chorus of car alarms could be heard.
 

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Undeterred, Cooper continued on with his report, jokingly stating "that was a rather large explosion." He reported that it was the largest he'd heard in recent memory.
 
Cooper then quickly resumed his report about Palestinian civilian casualties in Gaza.
 
"There's a lot of fear," he said. "People are bone-tired. You know, this has been going on for days now. There's this constant sound of the drones. It is a very eerie feeling. It's a very strange feeling."
 
On Monday, both sides reportedly crept closer to a cease-fire, though Israel remained at the ready for a ground attack if rocket fire continued from Gaza.