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August 23, 2013 9:22 am

Arab Terrorists Ignite Forest Fire in Israel

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Firefighters arrive on the scene of the arson attack in Israel. Photo: Tchiah Ditsheim/ Tazpit News Agency.

While throwing Molotov cocktails at passing Israeli cars driving on the Nachliel road, near the Arab village of Dir Nizzam, Arab terrorists ignited a forest fire near Neve Tsuf, in Israel’s Benyamin region. Volunteers quickly arrived on the scene and began to extinguish the blaze, amid fears that the flames would spread to nearby homes. The volunteers were soon joined by firefighters. No injuries were reported, but significant damage was caused to the area’s greenery.

Security forces searched for the attackers and found remnants of more Molotov cocktails, but no arrests were made.

A spokesperson for the Benyamin region Fire Department told Tazpit News Agency that three teams were required to gain full control of the fire.

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  • VG

    Our response to such acts of terror: Lets plant trees!
    http://unitedwithisrael.org/plant-fruit-trees/

  • judorebbe

    I can’t help but wonder if some of the (unusually many) forest fires in the U.S. this summer might be due to “Islamist lightning”.

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