Incendiary balloons from Gaza ignite fires in southern Israel
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Incendiary balloons from Gaza ignite fires in southern Israel

The balloons, carrying flammable materials, are lit and sent to fly over the border fence with Gaza toward southern Israel.

Palestinians try to use a kite to fly a Molotov Cocktail toward IDF troops along the Gaza fence on April 13 2018. (Israel Defense Forces)
Palestinians try to use a kite to fly a Molotov Cocktail toward IDF troops along the Gaza fence on April 13 2018. (Israel Defense Forces)

Incendiary balloons ignited three fires Tuesday in the Kissufim forest on the border with the Gaza Strip.

A day earlier, incendiary balloons ignited four fires — several in the same forest and another in a wheat field — that burned dozens of acres.

The balloons, carrying flammable materials, are lit and sent to fly over the border fence with Gaza toward southern Israel.

The arson attacks are a violation of an unofficial cease-fire between Israel and terror groups in the strip.

 

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