Gazan arson attacks destroy Israeli livelihoods: Israel Update

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman warned terrorist groups in Gaza that Israel would retaliate for a wave of arson attacks that have burned some 2,224 acres of forests and agricultural fields in Israeli communities adjacent to the Palestinian territory. Fires caused by kites and helium balloons rigged with incendiary devices or attached to burning rags and launched over the border have become almost daily occurrences for residents of southern Israel since the start of the “March of Return” protests along the border at the end of March. More >