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June 30, 2019 10:21 am

Residents of Israel’s South Mull Formal UN Complaint Against Hamas

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Palestinians prepare balloons that will be attached to flammable material to be launched into Israel, east of Jabalia, in the Gaza Strip, on June 25, 2019. Photo: Hassan Jedi/Flash90.

JNS.org – Representatives of Israeli regional councils near the Gaza border are looking into the legal requirements for issuing an independent appeal to the United Nations against Hamas, after suffering some 100 fires in the past week sparked by incendiary balloons launched from the Gaza Strip.

According to a report by Israel’s Channel 12, residents of the region are outraged by the barrage of airborne incendiary devices, and discouraged by the lack of reaction and support on the part of the Israeli government.

The residents asserted that no government officials have come to show support in the area or meet with regional council heads to provide aid or solutions.

Israel has recently eased restrictions on Gaza, despite cessation of incendiary balloon launches being a condition of the ceasefire sealed between Israel and Hamas in May.

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