Incendiary balloon terror: Six fires reported

In Kissufim forest a cluster of incendiary balloons reached the forest with an exclusive device attached to them.

September 24, 2018 15:40
Incendiary balloon terror: Six fires reported

Fires rage in southern Israel as a result of incendiary kites and balloons launched from the Gaza Strip. (photo credit: KKL-JNF)


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Six fires were reported in Gaza border communities on Monday morning, Ynet and Maariv report.

In Kissufim forest a cluster of incendiary balloons reached the forest with an explosive device attached to them, the device hit the ground and detonated. No injuries were reported.

Three fires were reported in Be'eri forest and two in Kissufim forest, one was reported in kibbutz Alumim.  

On Sunday nine fires were reported and 300 dunams of land burnt in Nahal Gerar. 

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