The latest #PalestinianTerror: Gaza fire kites

The toy that’s wreaking havoc on the South
by Tamara Zieve
June 5, 2018

Up until recently, kites were a symbol of joy, innocence and beauty for residents of Kibbutz Kfar Aza. That was until March, when some of their neighbors across the border in Gaza began using kites as a weapon, sending dozens into their community, scorching their crops and causing serious damage to their agriculture…“It’s something that costs a few shekels to make, and causes damage worth thousands,” remarked Daniel Ben-David, KKL-JNF’s western Negev regional director. Driving through the Beeri Forest, he points out large sections of the land that are blackened and burned and a large white kite on the ground; the smell of ash is dominant in the air. READ MORE

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