jerusalem - When fighting forest fires in the country has made progress Israeli fire Friday. A fire in Nataf, near Jerusalem, was brought under control. The fire has let to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz know. To combat the flames were deployed around sixty firefighters. Among them were firefighters who had sent the Palestinian Authority.
After the outbreak of the fire, most residents were evacuated Nataf. They may not currently be back. The fire keeps in mind that the wind stirs and that the flames flare up again.
The fires raging in several parts of Israel, including in the area of Nazareth and Haifa. In the port city of Haifa tens of thousands of people have been evacuated. When fighting fires get Israeli fire assistance, inter alia, Greece, Egypt, Jordan, Cyprus, Russia, Croatia, Italy and Turkey.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assumes arson and spoke of terrorism. ' Will be paid a price for this arson terror, 'Netanyahu warned. ' It is not yet possible to determine whether or not it is organized, but we see that a number of cells is active. '' Thirteen suspects have been arrested.
Israeli media speak of a 'vuurintifada 'of Palestinians. Of those arrested are indeed Palestinians is unclear, but police have alluded to that.
If there are casualties is unknown.