Hamas entices preschoolers to play with incendiary balloons

A new attempt by Hamas to entice Israeli children to play with incendiary balloons includes choosing colorful balloons and attaching lights and toys to them, Yediot Ahronotreported.

According to the report, a cluster of balloons recently found in the Eshkol Region was attached to an explosive toy. The balloons, found late at night, were colorful and included colorful flashing lights.

Kibbutz Be’eri’s secretary, Yaniv Hagi, told Yediot Aharonot: “Incendiary balloons land in our kibbutz at all hours of day and night. They arrive with flashing and sparkling lights, and some of the balloons have smiley faces on them, so that children will want to touch them.”

“Two days ago, we had a kite festival in the kibbutz, and suddenly I heard a girl ask her father, ‘How will I be able to tell the difference between one of our kites and a kite which flew in [from Gaza]?’ Read more…..