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Hamas defiant after Israeli threats over burning kites

Gaza’s governing party says protesters have right to continue sending flaming kites that Israel claims have destroyed millions of dollars worth of crops.

Hamas says protesters sending burning kites into Israel have a right to continue, despite Israeli threats to stop them.

Israel, which has intensified its blockade of Gaza, say millions of dollars worth of crops have been destroyed on their side and further attacks will not be tolerated.

Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Gaza.