Emergency forces are still in the community, and the IDF is increasing its forces in the area.
"This was a response to Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people," Hamas claims.
Three people were injured. The terrorist was killed.
At least four terrorists have been killed according to local sources.
A search was initiated to track down the terrorists.
Israeli forces were deployed to the site to extinguish the blaze.
The IDF has also reinforced its Iron Dome aerial defense batteries in the area of Gush Dan in central Israel and in southern Israel.
A Gaza terrorist threw a live grenade at the officer while trying to cross the security fence into Israeli territory, the IDF said.
Israel Police immediately closed down the area and summoned the bomb squad.
An armed terrorist was also captured while infiltrating through the border fence. He was turned over for interrogation.
It's not clear how many terrorists were attempting to infiltrate into Israeli territory.
"If the current situation continues ... it could cause a permanent change in the landscape. That means very extensive ecological damage."
"Once we saw what it was ... we instantly evacuated everyone from the room."
“The arson attacks are a deliberate act of terrorism carried out by Hamas against Israeli civilians, farmlands and nature.”
"Arson kites are made by Hamas terror operatives in large quantities and in an organized manner."
As of June 21, 2018 more than 400 fires have been started in southern Israeli agricultural fields, nature reserves and forestlands as a result of these arson balloons.
This is not the first time that terrorist elements have attacked Israeli fighters using explosive devices.
Court: "What [the terrorist] did, though severe, is not unusual or extreme."
Firefighting crews once again spent most of the day working the various fire sites.
Three fires raged in the Kissufim Forest in the northwestern Negev; one erupted on the Gaza border.
One has to consider whether any energy project for Gaza makes sense, given the proclivity of the enclave's ruling Hamas terrorist organization for destroying infrastructure intended to improve residents' lives.
The kibbutz is located very close to the Gaza border with the central Gaza community of Khan Younis, and relies a great deal on turkey and dairy farming.
Damage to Israeli agriculture is estimated at approximately $1.4 million so far, not including damage to forestland and the ecology.
The terrorist network planned a bombing in Tel Aviv, attacks in Jerusalem, a bombing in the Itamar settlement and shooting attacks in the Samaria region.
Last week Netanyahu instructed the director of the National Security Council to advance the proposal and include in it the compensation for fire damages.