Updates: Gaza farmers fear Israeli spraying will destroy crops
January 5, 2017. On Tuesday this week, Gaza farmers reported that Israeli planes sprayed herbicides in the area of the fence that separates the Gaza Strip from Israel. The substance was carried by the wind and reached agricultural fields. The extent of the damage caused to the crops is still unknown.
Updates: Israeli planes again spray herbicides near Gaza farmland
January 23, 2017. Civilian planes hired by the Israeli air force spray herbicides near the fence that separates the Gaza Strip from Israel, in proximity to Palestinian farmland in northern and central Gaza. The damage to the crops is currently being assessed.
Updates: Untargeted destruction
December 29, 2015. Army admits to spraying herbicides in Gaza’s “buffer zone”. Farmers say the effects sometimes reach up to 500 meters from the fence