Suspected arson balloon found in agricultural field near Gaza border

A balloon with a suspected explosive device that was apparently launched from the Gaza Strip was found in an agricultural field in the Eshkol region, the local government says.

Earlier, a balloon from Gaza exploded in the air nearby, the Eshkol spokesperson says.

Police sappers were called to the scene in order to remove the suspected explosive device.

— Judah Ari Gross

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