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August 9, 2012 2:29 pm

Police Suspect Recent Fires are Nationalistically Motivated Arson Attacks

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Smoke rises from fire in Israel in early July, 2012. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Coastal District Police Commander Hagai Dotan has ordered the establishment of a special team to investigate the circumstances behind the recent fires that have hit Israel in the past week.

“It is suspected we are experiencing a wave of nationalistically motivated arson fires,” he said. “There is no intelligence to support the claim but from a national perspective a sequence of arson fires in Tivon, Jerusalem and Beit Shmesh cannot be coincidental.”

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