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Gaza kites believed to spark blaze near Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha

A blaze breaks out near Kibbuz Ein Hashlosha in southern Israel, one of multiple fires in the area that were apparently sparked by incendiary kites from the nearby Gaza Strip, a spokesperson for the local fire department says.

The spokesperson says that firefighters are working to put out the fire and keep it from spreading.

The official adds that firefighters have succeeded in bringing an earlier fire, near Kibbutz Kissufim, under control.

— Judah Ari Gross

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