Large fires in southern Israel ignited by Hamas balloons

Hamas’ first incendiary balloons  on Tuesday morning caused two large fires – one at Netiv Ha’asara. Defense minister Avigdor Lieberman visited IDF forces in the south to observe the drills and preparations they are conducting around the Gaza border. He said: The IDF stands ready for all contingencies and “will beat any enemy.”
There were altogether 20 blazes on Monday, featuring a new cruel innovation. A Hamas squad tethered an incendiary balloon to a hawk’s leg. The bird came down on a tree branch on the Israeli side and was found dying.


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11 thoughts on “Large fires in southern Israel ignited by Hamas balloons

  • Jul 17, 2018 @ 13:11 at 13:11

    ‘Fire I came to cast to the earth, and what will I if already it was kindled?

    For Topheth has long been ready, Indeed, it has been prepared for the king. He has made it deep and large, A pyre of fire with plenty of wood; The breath of the LORD, like a torrent of brimstone, sets it afire.

  • Jul 17, 2018 @ 13:27 at 13:27

    He said: The IDF stands ready for all contingencies and “will beat any enemy.”

    ”By the neshamah of Eloah they perish, and by the ruach of His nostrils are they consumed.”

    “He will not escape from darkness; The flame will wither his shoots, And by the breath of His mouth he will go away.”

    But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

    ”…will be revealed whom the Lord will slay with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the appearance of His coming;”

    Yeshaya 40:4-8

    4 Every valley is raised up, And every mountain and hill become low, And the crooked place hath become a plain, And the entangled places a valley.

    5 And revealed hath been the honour of Jehovah, And seen it have all flesh together, For the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.

    6 A voice is saying, ‘Call,’ And he said, ‘What do I call?’ All flesh is grass, and all its goodliness is As a flower of the field:

    7 Withered hath grass, faded the flower, For the Spirit of Jehovah blew upon it, Surely the people is grass;

    8 Withered hath grass, faded the flower, But a word of our God riseth for ever.

    Kefa Alef

    1:21 …. do believe in Eloah, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him tifereth; that your emunah and tikvah might be in Eloah.

    1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Ruach unto unfeigned love of the brethren, [see that ye] ahav one another with a pure lev fervently:

    1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the dvar of Eloah, which liveth and abideth le Olam Va ed.

    1:24 For all flesh [is] as grass, and all the tifereth of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:

    1:25 But the dvar of YHWH endureth le Olam Va ed. And this is the dvar which by the goodnews is proclaimed unto you.

    Shall I cause to bring forth and shut? saith your G-d (7:14)

    טהַֽאֲנִ֥י אַשְׁבִּ֛יר וְלֹ֥א אוֹלִ֖יד יֹאמַ֣ר יְהֹוָ֑ה אִם־אֲנִ֧י הַמּוֹלִ֛יד וְעָצַ֖רְתִּי אָמַ֥ר אֱלֹהָֽיִךְ:

    “And they shall go out and see the corpses of the people who rebelled against Me, for their worm shall not die, and their fire shall not be quenched, and they shall be an abhorring for all flesh.

  • Jul 17, 2018 @ 14:12 at 14:12

    I suppose there is a reason why IDF dont drop a load of smokebombs mixed with a mild irritant just offshore from Gaza – so the same winds that the kites use; draws the smoke over Gaza. Fight fire with, well , smoke at least.

    • Jul 17, 2018 @ 14:50 at 14:50

      Not smoke bombs. For every kite or balloons, spray drop pig blood and shots on hamas best spots

  • Jul 17, 2018 @ 15:23 at 15:23

    Quran on Punishing Unbelievers Chapter 3, Verse 131: “and guard yourselves against the fire which has been prepared for the unbelievers”

    Hamas Pyroterror Council – “and as for those who transgress, their abode is the fire; whenever they desire to go forth from it they shall be brought back into it, and it will be said to them: taste the chastisement of the fire”

  • Jul 17, 2018 @ 15:47 at 15:47

    I would never live or visit Israel until they have a new government . Maybe yair lapid can win now. You need a prime minister like begin . Netanyahu I was good but he doesn’t care about southern Israel burining .
    Menachem begun would have put the entire Gaza on fire ?

  • Jul 17, 2018 @ 19:16 at 19:16

    Every time that Israel responds militarily to the attacks by Hamas, the Europeans and the UN condemn Israel. But, they don’t condemn Hamas.
    And so, why doesn’t Israel respond with the same measures that the Europeans and UN find acceptable, and set fire to Gaza?

  • Jul 17, 2018 @ 20:58 at 20:58

    It is a shame that Prime Minister Netanyahu sits by and allows Jews to continue to be thrown out of their homes by Israel Supreme Court. Now the Israeli government is encouraging terrorists to burn down settlers houses and does not defend its own People, Kindergartens, Farmers/citizens which are allowed to be burned in fire. Looks like Israel needs a leader that cares about its own People and is ready to burn the terrorists back and conquer our Land and divide it amongst the Tribes of Israel and not to the terrorists! Israel belongs to the Jewish People and not to terrorists or Nation of Yishmael. Israel has dealt with Islamic and European Naziism long enough. Time to avenge our dead, land, and People! Time for the People of Israel to conquer our land and utterly destroy our enemies!


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