Battling Balloon Terror in Israel’s Southern Forests

Wednesday, September 02, 2020 11:00 AM

“The damage is big…much bigger than we see”

Photo: Yossi Ifergan, KKL-JNF Photo Archive
On KAN English News: KKL-JNF’s Gil Siaki explains the extent of the ecological damage to southern Israeli forests, wrought by incendiary balloon launchings from the Gaza strip.
How has this current round of airborne arson attacks affected the forests near the Gaza border, and what steps is KKL-JNF taking to mitigate the damage, now and in the future?
Gil Siaki, director of forestry for KKL-JNF’s southern region, speaks with Naomi Segal on the English language news of KAN, Israel’s public broadcasting corporation.