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Israeli man lightly injured from incendiary balloon flown from Gaza

A man is lightly injured by a balloon-borne incendiary device flown into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip, the local government says.

The object landed in an open field in the Eshkol region. It was at least the second such device to touch down in Israel from the Strip today.

A shepherd who was standing nearby sustained burns to his hand, an Eshkol spokesperson says, calling for people to contact security officials in such cases.

— Judah Ari Gross

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