Israel's miltiary has warned tens of thousands of residents in northern Gaza to leave their homes "until further notice," as it continues its campaign of airstrikes against Hamas militants who have been firing rockets toward Israel.
Israeli security personnel look at a window damaged by shrapnel after a short-range rocket landed near the Erez Crossing, a pedestrian/cargo terminal on the Israeli Gaza Strip barrier, July 16, 2014.
A woman cries as Palestinians flee their homes after Israel airdropped leaflets warning people to leave the area, in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City, July 16, 2014.
Israelis take cover by the side of a road as a siren sounds a warning of incoming rockets, outside the northern Gaza Strip, July 15, 2014.
A man trying to cross into Egypt shouts as he holds his and other family members' passports while he waits at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, July 16, 2014.