Photo Credit: Israel Police
A Gazan balloon bomb in the Sha'ar HaNegev area, June 2018

The Israeli police bomb squad blew up an explosive laden terror balloon from Gaza in a controlled explosion on Friday. The balloon, which was carrying an explosive package landed within the Sha’ar HaNegev region. A passing civilian noticed it on the road and reported the terror balloon to the police.

On the balloon was written in English, “I [heart] you.”


Police cordoned off the area and blew up the IED.

Hamas threatened to launch 5000 terror kites and balloons into Israel on Friday.

The police have been reminding citizens to not approach kites or balloons that they come across as they may be carrying explosive devices.


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