An Israeli tank fired at a group of Palestinians in the central Gaza Strip on Saturday, Palestinian media outlets in the Strip reported. No injuries were reported.
Earlier in the day, six fires broke out as a result of airborne firebombs being hurled at Israeli communities along the Gaza border.
According to firefighting services the communities where the fires erupted are not considered to be at risk because of the flames
The Southern District Fire and Rescue Service said that a fire investigator who arrived at the scene of the fire near Gevim stated "unequivocally that the fire was caused by a balloon."
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According to the announcement, firefighting teams were working to extinguish the fire with the assistance of the IDF and firefighting planes. In addition to these, a small fire broke out at Sapir College, but this was not caused by a firebomb.
Yesterday, the firefighting forces operated ten fires in various locations in the Gaza vicinity. Fire and Rescue Commanders in the Southern District reported that the fires were caused by incendiary balloons.
Also yesterday, the Israeli Air Force attacked Palestinian youths who blew firebombs east of Gaza City towards Israel, the IDF Spokesperson's Office said.