JNS reports: Twenty-nine fires erupted in Israeli communities near the Gaza Strip border Tuesday, as Palestinian arson terrorism continued to wreak havoc near the volatile frontier.
One incendiary balloon sent over the Gaza border landed on a parked vehicle in the Eshkol Regional Council, damaging its roof. No injuries were reported in the incident. Sdot Negev Regional Council head Tamir Idan leveled harsh criticism at the government over what he called its tolerance of the situation.
”Frankly, I’m very concerned by the government’s inaction. Especially given the promises made to us during their [ministers’] recent meetings with the local council heads. This type of prolonged inaction is perceived by the other side as a serious weakness. Hamas continues to dictate reality on the ground and we keep being dragged behind it,” he said.
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