Israeli Kindergarten Cleared After Balloon Bomb Found
The Fellowship | November 1, 2018
Those of us who stand for Israel and pray for God’s protection over her should be alarmed at the recent uptick in terrorist arson attacks from Gaza. The Times of Israel’s Judah Ari Gross reports that today, a kindergarten in southern Israel was evacuated because of a balloon bomb, while a security officer’s jeep was set on fire by another terrorist device:
A kindergarten in southern Israel was evacuated Thursday morning after a teacher spotted a suspicious object in the playground that was later found to be an explosive device, apparently flown into Israel from the nearby Gaza Strip, officials said.
Sappers were called to the scene to remove the device from the kindergarten in the Eshkol region, a local government spokesperson said.
“The object was collected by security officers and handled by them,” the Eshkol spokesperson said.
In a separate case, a security jeep caught fire in Kibbutz Alumim, some four kilometers (2.5 miles) from the Gaza border, because of an airborne incendiary device from the Strip, according to the fire department…