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Explosive from Gaza Hits Israeli Home

Southern Israeli home damaged by explosive device, February 27, 2019 (Photo: Eshkol Regional Council)

Incendiary and explosive devices continue to be launched into the Holy Land by terrorists in Gaza, often with incendiary and explosive consequences. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that one such device exploded today in southern Israel, with the blast damaging an Israeli home:

An explosive device flown into Israel from the Gaza Strip detonated outside a home in the Eshkol region, causing damage but no injuries on Wednesday night, officials said.

The small bomb had been attached to a cluster of balloons and launched toward Israel from the coastal enclave on Wednesday as part of nightly riots along the Gaza border.

“A string of balloons carrying an explosive object was spotted traveling from the southern Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. The object apparently exploded in midair and caused damage to a house in a nearby community,” the army said.

The explosive shattered one window and damaged the shutters on another, according to the Eshkol Regional Council...

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