IDF aircraft bombed car of Muslim terrorist leader of terror cell behind the kites-terrorism
IDF aircraft early Sunday morning attacked the car of one of the leaders of the terror cells that are responsible for recent firebombs attached to balloons and kites launched from Gaza terrorists into Israel.
Arab media reported that the vehicle that was attacked by the IDF in northern Gaza was empty during the attack.
There were no initial reports of injuries.
“Our forces attacked in an airstrike the vehicle of on the leaders of a burning and explosive kite and balloon cells. The attack was carried out in response to the ongoing launching of burning and explosive kites and balloons into Israel,” the army said in a short statement.
The strike came hours after that an IDF aircraft fired warning strikes near a group of Muslim terrorists who were preparing to launch firebombs attached to kites over the security border fence into Israeli territory.
According to Arab reports, three terrorists were injured in the strikes. One of them is said to be moderately wounded.
The firebombs attached to balloons and kites caused over 20 fires in Israeli communities near the Gaza border on Saturday, with the sweltering heat further exacerbating the blazes. No one was hurt in any of the fires, but damage was caused to crops.
A number of fires broke out on Saturday in the Kissufim Forest, Be’eri and Nir Am in southern Israel, due to kites armed with firebombs launched by Muslim terrorists in Gaza.