The rocket fire and explosions crisscrossing between the two areas appear to be visible in the photos. (Mashable reached out to NASA for further clarification on where the explosions are located in the images. We will update shortly.)
After more than a week of exchanging air strikes with Hamas, Israel invaded Gaza on July 17 in a massive ground offensive. Since then, the violence has continued to escalate, and more than 680 Palestinians have been killed.
The FAA extended its flight ban to Israel for all U.S. airlines on Wednesday. Several European carriers have also followed suit.