Be'eri Forest in flames after terror kite assault from Gaza

KKL-JNF reports that the Be'eri Forest was engulfed in flames. A major fire in the Kissufim region raged uncontrolled for hours.

May 25, 2018 19:35
Palestinians prepare an incendiary device attached to a kite before trying to fly it over the border

Palestinians prepare an incendiary device attached to a kite before trying to fly it over the border fence with Israel, on the eastern outskirts of Jabalia, on May 4, 2018. . (photo credit: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP)


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Be'eri Forest was set ablaze and a major fire in the region of Kissufim in the north-west Negev broke out Friday due to Palestinian terror kites flown in from Gaza, KKL-JNF reported on Friday evening. 

Fires were also reported near the Anzac monument honoring the Australian and New Zelandi soldiers killed in what is now Israel during World War One.

Gazans have been using burning kites to torch Israeli fields and forests as part of the  "Great March of Return" events in recent weeks.

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