For the past few months, Stand for Israel has told you about the incendiary kites and balloons that have caused fires and destroyed thousands of acres of the Holy Land. And today, Ynet News' Matan Tzuri tells us about a video shot in southern Israel that shows just how an innocent plaything can create a devastating blaze:
The video shows how the delayed incendiary mechanism works, with the fire starting shortly after the balloon has landed.
The fire caused by this incendiary balloon was put out within minutes, causing no damage.
While the rocket fire from the Gaza Strip has stopped since the last round of hostilities last week, the incendiary balloons and kites continue flying into Israel unabated.
A second balloon, in addition to the one seen in the video, landed in front of the Holocaust monument in Sderot on Sunday.
Five fires broke out in the Gaza border area on Saturday as a result of incendiary balloons and kites. Another incendiary balloon was found near a dining room at one of the communities in the Eshkol Regional Council...