Originally published at: https://www.hannity.com/media-room/terror-from-above-hamas-using-exploding-kites-to-attack-israel/

Hamas and other Iranian-backed organizations in Gaza explored new terror tactics for attacking Israel this week, deploying hundreds of “exploding kites” into Israeli territory aimed it killing civilians along the border.

“Kites – and also balloons – outfitted with incendiary devices ranging from flaming rags to explosives, are being blamed for scorching more than 6,000 acres of land and causing $2 million in damage after sailing into the Jewish State’s territory from the Gaza Strip,” writes Fox News.

“Israel and Hamas are on the verge of the First Kite War,” blared a headline from a major Israeli newspaper.

“Moments ago, an IDF aircraft targeted infrastructure belonging to the Hamas terror organization in the southern Gaza Strip after a group of terrorists launched arson balloons into Israeli territory,” posted the official Twitter account of the Israeli Defense Forces.

Clashes between Israeli soldiers and Hamas escalated in recent weeks following the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem and the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Jewish State.

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