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Firefighters respond to blazes at Be’eri and Kissufim forests near Gaza

Firefighters are battling blazes at Be’eri and Kissufim forests, near the Gaza Strip.

The cause of the fires is not immediately clear. Previous fires in the area have been sparked by incendiary balloons flown over the Gaza border.

Firefighters respond to a fire at Kissufim Forest in southern Israel, August 23, 2021 (Moshe Baruchi/KKL)

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