Incendiary balloons land in Jerusalem

An Israeli citizen who noticed the balloons picked them up and left the area before contacting the police.

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October 11, 2018 11:16
Incendiary balloon found in Valley of the Cross, Jerusalem on October 11, 2018.

Incendiary balloon found in Valley of the Cross, Jerusalem on October 11, 2018.. (photo credit: ISRAEL POLICE)

 
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Incendiary balloons landed in Jerusalem's Valley of the Cross on Thursday, according to the Israel Police.

An Israeli citizen who noticed the balloons picked them up and left the area before contacting the police.

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Sappers and police units have arrived at the scene and are ensuring public safety. An investigation has been opened into the incident.

On Wednesday an incendiary balloon landed in the upscale German Colony, Jerusalem.

The balloon landed in a construction site for a kindergarten on Emek Refaim Street, the main street in the German Colony. Police and sappers arrived at the scene and neutralized the device.


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