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Gaza incendiary balloons spark fires in southern Israel


At least 10 fires caused by arson balloons on Tuesday ahead of planned flag march in Jerusalem

Incendiary balloons launched from the Gaza Strip sparked at least 10 fires in southern Israel on Tuesday, according to the Southern District Fire and Rescue services.

Most of the blazes were in thorny fields with Eli Cohen, spokesperson for the Southern District Fire and Rescue services, describing most of the fires as “small and not dangerous.”

Two of the fires were located in the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council and eight were burning in the Eshkol Regional Council.

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