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Fire Balloon Lands near Israeli Kindergarten

Fire balloons from Gaza, December 28, 2018 (Photo: Police Spokesperson's Unit)

Things have been quiet in southern Israel as of late, at least as far as the ongoing wave of incendiary terror attacks go. But today, as Gaza-based terror groups such as Hamas threaten mass riots on the border, that changed. The Times of Israel reports that an incendiary balloon launched from Gaza landed near a southern Israeli kindergarten:

Police said Friday that a suspected incendiary device attached to a number of balloons was discovered in a community close to the Gaza border, and that sappers were called to the scene.

Hebrew-language media reported that the suspected device landed close to a kindergarten.

The discovery comes after a lull of several weeks for the airborne arson attempts from the coastal enclave, and hours ahead of threatened renewed violence at the border by terror groups during Friday protests.

Police reiterated a call for the public to be extremely careful around any such objects — balloons and kites — as they could contain dangerous explosive or inflammatory material...

Tags: Hamas , Israel , Terrorism , Gaza

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