Wednesday October 7, 2015
Israel Hayom
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Swarm of locusts from Egypt descends on Israel

Residents from Eilat to as far north as Holon report seeing swarm of insects alighting in Israel • "It's not so scary on a personal level, but I'm concerned as a farmer because locusts specialize in destroying crops," says local farmer • Agriculture Ministry sends planes to spray pesticides.

Hezi Sternlicht, Gadi Golan, Ronit Zilberstein, Zeev Klein and the Associated Press

Age-old menace: A locust on a man's finger in Nitzana, near the border with Egypt.
Photo credit: Dudu Greenspan
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