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Firefighters battling 5 blazes sparked by Gaza arson balloons

Since this morning, firefighters in southern Israel have worked to extinguish five blazes sparked by incendiary balloons flown over the border from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Fire and Rescue Services says.

A spokesman says the fires broke out near several Israeli communities adjacent to the Gaza border, including Kibbutz Be’eri.

— Jacob Magid

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