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.

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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.

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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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