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IDF aircraft strikes groups of Gazans launching incendiary balloons towards border

This comes days after Israeli retaliatory airstrikes that hit “terror sites” in Gaza hours after two rockets were fired in the direction of Tel Aviv. No casualties in Gaza have been reported.

Palestinians prepare balloons that will be attached to flammable material during clashes with Israeli security forces on the Gaza-Israeli border on Aug. 10, 2018. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.
Palestinians prepare balloons that will be attached to flammable material during clashes with Israeli security forces on the Gaza-Israeli border on Aug. 10, 2018. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

Israeli military aircraft shot two groups of Palestinians who launched incendiary balloons from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, announced the Israel Defense Forces.

This comes days after the IDF retaliated, hitting dozens of “terror sites” in Gaza hours after two rockets were launched on Friday in the direction of Tel Aviv.

No casualties in Gaza have been reported.

At least 11 Gazans were injured during demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel border, according to The Times of Israel, citing Palestinian sources, adding that “a protest flotilla was also makings its way toward the maritime border with Israel in the north of the Strip.”

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